Appropriate interview questions

The guiding principal behind any question to a job applicant is: “Can the employer demonstrate a legitimate job- related or business necessity for asking the question?” Both the intent behind the question and how the information is to be used by the employer are important for determining whether a question is an appropriate pre-employment inquiry.

See a list of questions at Interview Questions – Appropriate or Inappropriate?

2 thoughts on “Appropriate interview questions

  1. One of my least favorite experiences in my own days of being interviewed for jobs was when the interviewer would preface the questions with, “I know I am not supposed to ask this, but…”
    It is hard to get past this one without being rude and showing your displeasure. I never could.

    Today, I would just change the subject, but I am more fearless today now that I am my own boss.

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