Can they ask that? Illegal interview topics.

Posted March 30, 2012 by

During a recent poll on interviews, we received an alarming number of reports from people who had been asked highly inappropriate questions during an interview. We decided to take this opportunity to review questionable interview topics.

This slideshow, however, is not comprehensive, nor is it a replacement for a legal consultation. At the end of this slideshow we will provide you with important contact information to use if you feel you have been discriminated against.

Topic: Race

15.0% of readers had been asked about this
felt discriminated against on this topic

Topic is:  Illegal

Details: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 made it illegal make hiring decisions based on race or perceptions of race.

However, this law only applies to companies with 15 or more employees.  Continue reading . . .

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