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7 02, 2020

Link Roundup: The Deal with Illegal Interview Questions

2020-02-07T14:19:02-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Because the interview is a critical part of the hiring process, the questions that are asked should assist you in determining if the candidate and the position are a good match. However, there are certain questions that are irrelevant to the decision-making process and are considered illegal. Find out what inappropriate and illegal questions to avoid, and what to ask instead. […]

15 11, 2017

10 Topics That Are Illegal to Ask About in a Job Interview

2017-11-15T11:04:09-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If there is a question that is oddly personal in your next job interview, it may actually be illegal. There are a number of topics that are off limits for employers to ask about during an interview. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission protects employees from being discriminated against based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability. Those topics and a few more are all illegal to ask about during a job interview. We’ll describe each topic, and provide you with a few example questions.  […]