How to Answer Illegal Job Interview Questions [Video]

Posted January 18, 2013 in Labor and Employment Video by

 

What if you’re looking for a job but your interviewer asks for information which makes you uncomfortable? Those questions could be illegal.

Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine tells you exactly what kinds of questions potential employers cannot ask in interviews. He also gives you tips in answering those questions, which could even help you in your job search.

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Federal law prohibits asking job applicants about their race, religion, age, national origin, sexual preference, disability and family status. This report provides ways to respond to illegal questions without torpedoing your chances of getting hired.

As one example, Larry describes what happened to a 58-year-old janitor in St. Louis when his employer told him he was too old to become the supervisor.

This video could help you to get the job that you want and deserve. To learn more about your rights under employment law or to contact an attorney to discuss an employment discrimination lawsuit, contact lawyers.com.

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