Questionable Employee Interview Questions

Q. "My partners and I started a small company and we're ready to start hiring employees. I know there are things we shouldn't ask during interviews. Are there any guidelines?"

A. "There are many questions you should not ask during a job interview, even if your motives are pure. This is because they could make you vulnerable to a charge of discrimination if the prospective employee isn't hired. You also have to be careful about information volunteered by potential employees for the same reasons. You can take comfort, however, in the fact that most "illegal" questions are unrelated to any legitimate hiring criteria."

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