Legal Aspects in Interviewing
Many interviewers unknowingly violate
candidatesí rights everyday with an unstructured interview
process. Of course this isnít intentional, but when a
discrimination law suit is brought up as a result, the judge doesnít
care whether it was intentional or not.
What happens a lot times is Joe Worker started
working at XYZ Nut Grinding Company when he was 18. As time
went on, Joe did his job well and was promoted several times.
As a result Joe is now a manager and is now
handling job interviews for his department.
He is one of the first impressions that job
candidates have of XYZ Nut Grinding Company. Since Joe Worker
has worked there he has done very little outside of his immediate
department, and doesnít know the first thing about interviewing,
not to mention what is legally right, and wrong. This is
especially important when interviewing a member of a protected
If you donít know what a protected class is,
this may be the class for you!