A third of job candidates asked 'off-limits' interview questions

A third of job candidates asked 'off-limits' interview questions

With Massive Monday upon us and around one million employees expected to apply for new jobs this week, there are likely to be many people attending interviews with prospective employers.

And, with so many employees desperate to jump ships as quickly as possible in the new year, they may be more willing than usual to succumb to ‘off-limits’ interview questions to help themselves secure the job.

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  • Generic visit
    Generic visit
    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 1:04pm GMT
    Aged 41, I was NOT expecting to be asked "What does your father do?".

    Regardless of age, this is a blatant question to determine the social/class background of the candidate. I did not volunteer a breakdown of my father's career and "Not a lot, he's been dead for five years" closed the conversation.

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