Interviewing: What Questions are Illegal to Ask in a Job Interview?

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Course features
  • Category: Human Resources
  • Course Length: 10 minutes
  • Series: Interviewing
  • Video Length: 4.25 minutes
  • Author: The URL dr
  • Resources: How to Determine if Your Interview Questions are Legal Checklist
Course overview
This micro course introduces you to interview questions that could get you fired or could leave your company vulnerable to a discrimination lawsuit. As the interviewer, it's your legal responsibility to identify the right and wrong questions to use in your interview process. 
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course learning objectives
  • Identify what illegal interview questions are
  • Examine how to choose the right questions
  • Identify why certain interview questions are considered illegal
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Certification included
Downloadable certificate upon completion.

Can I ask that question?

"What Questions are Illegal to Ask in a Job Interview" gives you an introduction to illegal interview questions and provides you with some legal alternatives. You’ll discover what types of questions to avoid and strategies for spotting red flags and maintaining compliance with job discrimination laws.

As an interviewer, it’s your legal responsibility to stay up to date with fair hiring practices and job discrimination laws. That includes arming yourself with the knowledge and training you need to distinguish legal interview questions from illegal ones.
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Skills you'll learn in this course

Business Law

Human Resources Compliance

Interview Skills

Kim Merritt

Kim Merritt, The URL dr, has been teaching and training the business community for over thirty years. Her company's line of business soft skill micro courses are a quick and effective way to master a new competency in fifteen minutes or less. 
Patrick Jones - Course author