SB: This is Steve Bruce for the HR Daily Advisor.
This video is the sixth in our series Hiring 101. It--and the next two--are about conducting a meaningful, legal interview.
Sometimes managers and supervisors think that there aren’t many questions they can ask in an interview; but that’s not true. You can get the information you need to make a good hiring decision. However, it is also true that there are some questions you must steer away from, generally because questions in certain areas have been found to be discriminatory.
Here are the things that you can’t ask about:
Whew! That’s quite a list!
The general rule is, avoid discussions about non-job topics. It's information you really don't want.
Be sure to view the next video in our Hiring 101 series—about how to come up with great interview questions.
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This is Steve Bruce for the HR Daily Advisor.
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