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Legal alternatives to illegal interview questions
Most hiring managers would love to ask revealing (although, unfortunately, illegal) questions when interviewing job candidates. But as we all know, asking improper interview questions can lead to discrimination or wrongful-discharge lawsuits. So how do you get the information you need without putting your company at risk?
This form will identify the top ranked candidates using weighted average scoring. It should be used in conjunction with the Interview Evaluation Form and the Interview Summary Worksheet.
In today’s job market, competition is tougher than ever. As a result, more and more candidates are lying–embellishing resumes, giving false answers during interviews, even hiding prior criminal activity–to get hired. How do you separate the good from the bad?
This form will lead you through the process of thoroughly checking references. Sample questions are provided to assist you in getting a complete background and uncovering hidden issues or warning signs. Use with the Reference Check Control Form to manage your reference checking process in its entirety.
Job offers are tricky things. You want to present your offer positively, but you have to make sure you don’t misrepresent the terms of employment. The fact that these misrepresentations may be verbal or unintentional is irrelevant. How can you prevent such misunderstandings and the costly lawsuits that can result?
Are you looking for behavior-based interview questions? While the questions and behavior characteristics listed below are by no means comprehensive, they might be just the jump-start you’re looking for. Try these…