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Interview questions to avoid


Unless you don’t mind forking over the million bucks in legal fees, there are some not-so-obvious interview questions that are best to avoid. Bnet illuminates three interview questions that can get your company sued till the cows come home. Here’s an example from the article:

Question #1: I see you speak Spanish. Where did you study it?

The problem: According to a guide to risky interview questions prepared by the University of Albany, if the applicant says, “I learned it at home,” you may have just gathered information about an applicant’s ethnic background that could later on be used as grounds for a discrimination complaint.

Full story at Bnet.

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