Dangerous Interview Questions: What Will Keep You out of (Or Open You Up To) Litigation
January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Even seemingly innocent interview questions can cause legal headaches for your company, make sure you know what you can and can’t ask.
Interviewing prospective employees is not just an important skill for a company to master to obtain top talent, but it also has to be done in line with applicable legal limits. No matter how much an employer wants to know about a candidate, there are limits as to what a candidate can be legally asked. Employers who fail to ensure that their interview process meets legal requirements run the risk of having to defend costly lawsuits stemming from a perception that a past employment decision was premised upon legally inappropriate areas of inquiry. This information will help you understand the “dos and don’ts” of employment interviewing with an eye towards providing practical advice to best train your employees in complying with all required legal rules and limitations in the hiring process.
- You will be able to explain what questions are legally allowed.
- You will be able to review appropriate in-house interview programs and procedures.
- You will be able to recognize legally inappropriate questions.
- You will be able to identify problems with your staff interviews of prospective employees