Discussion Topic 1 — Equal Opportunity and Interviewing
(1) Provide two examples of interview questions that are considered discriminatory and that should not be asked by an employer of a candidate/potential employee during a job interview. (2) Explain what are the relevant employment laws that prohibit these questions? (3) Describe the rationale behind why these two interview questions should not be asked in an job interview. (4) How should the HR professional handle a situation when a discriminatory question is asked during an interview?
Reminder – You must substantively respond to colleagues. Use a minimum of one HR/legal reference. Here are two references to get you started.