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What not to ask during a job interview

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A woman seeking a position at a crime-scene cleanup company was asked during her interview if she had a jealous husband, and if she could work with all men. The woman was not hired and the company instead hired a man for the job.

The result: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a gender discrimination lawsuit on her behalf.

The lesson: Stick to job-related questions. (EEOC v. Crime Scene Cleaners, Inc.)

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Carla December 15, 2011 at 7:10 pm

Here’s an article about illegal job interview questions that your visitors might also find helpful.



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