Are You Asking Illegal Interview Questions?

Season 3, Episode 24 – In a job interview, there are always three parties involved; the hiring manager, the applicant, and the law. So why is the law part of the interview? Simply stated: Because in any job interview, there are several questions an employer cannot legally ask a potential employee. So, can you ask about a person’s accent? How many kids they have? Have they ever been in jail, done drugs, or like to drink? To find out the things that could get a company into trouble - and what an applicant can do in an awkward interview situation, listen in to this podcast episode featuring JDSA attorney Kellen Norwood as he discusses Common Interview Questions That Are Actually Illegal.

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