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Most Job Seekers have no idea what an Illegal Interview question sounds like. Here is a list of 13 questions that a job interviewer should not be asking you. Remember the purpose of an interview is to get the job. So it is important that you understand how to answer even inappropriate interview questions.(Editor's Notes)
13 Sample Illegal and Legal Interview Questions:
How old are you?
What year were you born?
When did you graduate from high school?
Before hiring, asking if you are over the minimum age for the hours or working conditions.
After hiring, verifying same with a birth certificate or other ID, and asking age on insurance forms.
Are you a citizen of the US?
Are your parents or spouse citizens of the US?
On what dates did you , your parents or your spouse acquire US Citizenship?
Are you, your parents or your spouse naturalized or native-born US citizens?
If you are not a US citizen, do you have the legal right to remain permanently in the US?
What is your visa status (if no to the previous question).
Are you able to provide proof of employment eligibility upon hire?
So you think you are a savy techno expert? But sometimes the smallest detail can make difference as to whether a recruiter gets to even see your qualified resume. For example have you ever thought that about how the file name of your resume could affect whether you make it to the "A" resume pile. Well you might want to think again. See a few simple tips that are worth their weight in gold.(Editor's Note)
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