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Hiring Interviews: Avoid Asking These Unacceptable Questions

When it’s time to hire new talent for your company’s learning and training team, does the person or committee in charge know what they can and cannot ask during hiring interviews? All too often, companies just assume that the manager within the department knows everything they need to know about hiring. In reality, that is rarely the case. One area where this becomes glaringly obvious is the candidate interview. It’s surprising how often questions are asked during interviews that not only shouldn’t be asked, but are even illegal to ask. This means there can be very real consequences for your company if you’re not careful (as in an expensive discrimination lawsuit). This article serves as a “cheat-sheet” concerning what not to ask during hiring interviews.

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