Thursday, August 11, 2005
"Illegal" Interview Questions.
Preparing how you would answer such questions is helpful before an interview. If the questions are asked, you have a ready response. If they are not asked, but you believe that one or more is pertinent, feel free to volunteer information as there is no law prohibiting employers listening to anything you say of your own volition. A statement such as "I do have two small children but not only do I have childcare arrangements in place, I also have a solid backup plan if an emergency arises," just might settle those lingering concerns when an interviewer thinks "I really liked him but I'm still not sure about . . ."