Prohibited Interview Preparation Guide
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Prohibited frequently Asked Questions in various job Interviews by interviewer. The set of questions here ensures that you offer a perfect answer posed to you. So get preparation for your new job hunting

28 Prohibited Questions and Answers:

1 :: Tell me have you ever been arrested?

An employer can't actually legally ask you about your arrest record, but they can ask if you've ever been convicted of a crime.
Depending on the state, a conviction record shouldn't automatically disqualify you for employment unless it substantially relates to your job. For example, if you've been convicted of statutory rape and you're applying for a teaching position, you will probably not get the job.

2 :: Are you married?

Although the interviewer may ask you this question to see how much time you'd be able to commit to your job, it's illegal because it reveals your marital status and can also reveal your sexual orientation.

3 :: Tell me what religious holidays do you practice?

Employers may want to ask you this to see if your lifestyle interferes with work schedules, but this question reveals your religion and that's illegal.
They can ask you if you're available to work on Sundays.

4 :: Do you have children?

It is unlawful to deny someone employment if they have children or if they are planning on having children in the future.

5 :: Tell me what country are you from?

If you have an accent, this may seem like an innocent question, but keep in mind that it's illegal because it involves your national origin.
Employers can't legally inquire about your nationality, but they can ask if you're authorized to work in a certain country.

6 :: Tell me is English your first language or not?

It's not the employers lawful right to know if a language is your first language or not.
In order to find out language proficiency, employers can ask you what other languages you read, speak, or write fluently.

7 :: Tell me do you have any outstanding debt?

Employers have to have permission before asking about your credit history. Similar to a criminal background history, they can't disqualify you from employment unless it directly affects your ability to perform the position you're interviewing for.
Furthermore, they can't ask you how well you balance your personal finances or inquire about you owning property.

8 :: Tell me do you socially drink or not?

Employers cannot ask about your drinking habits because it violates the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990.
For example, if you're a recovering alcoholic, treatment of alcoholism is protected under this act and you don't have to disclose any disability information before landing an official job offer.

9 :: Tell me when was the last time you used illegal drugs?

It's illegal for employers to ask you about past drug addiction, but they can ask you if you're currently using illegal drugs.
A person who is currently using drugs is not protected under ADA.

10 :: Tell me how long have you been working?

his question allows employers to guess your age which is unlawful. Similarly, they can't ask you what year you graduated from high school or college or even your birthday.
However, they can ask you how long you've been working in a certain industry.