CV Drop Timesheets
9th October 2019

Top 10 off limit questions!

According to Recruitment Grapevine, research shows that –

The top 10 off limits questions that hiring manages admitted they have asked candidates in interviews include:

  • What year did you graduate (59%)
  • What year were you born? (55%)
  • Do you have any children? (56%)
  • Are you physically fit and healthy? (53%)
  • Are you in a relationship or married? (51%)
  • Have you got any plans to start a family? (42%)
  • Where is your accent from? (46%)
  • Will you need flexible time for a family life? (46%)
  • Did you grow up outside the UK? (45%)
  • Will you need time off during half term? (43%)

Many interviewers could be unaware of their innocent questions could be a legal grey area. Nearly 47% saying they have not had training on what questions to ask during interview.