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The Most Common Illegal Interview Questions

Posted by Erin Borgerson on January 27, 2014

You've never asked a job candidate if they have kids, have you? What about when they graduated from high school? Well you might be surprised to learn that some of most common interview questions are actually illegal!

Before you find yourself in a legal nightmare, take a look at our SlideShare for an overview of the most common illegal interview questions, and the best legal alternatives. 

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Erin Borgerson

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Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.