In today's job market, competition is tougher than ever. As a result, more and more candidates are lying--embellishing resumes, giving false answers during interviews, even hiding prior criminal activity--to get hired. How do you separate the good from the bad?
Interviewing is a tricky situation. On one hand, you want to ask probing questions that will help you discover shortcomings in a prospective employee. On the other hand, if those questions cross the line, you can get yourself--and your company--into serious trouble. So what should you avoid? Here are 10 questions you should NEVER ask in an interview.
Job offers are tricky things. You want to present your offer positively, but you have to make sure you don't misrepresent the terms of employment. The fact that these misrepresentations may be verbal or unintentional is irrelevant. How can you prevent such misunderstandings and the costly lawsuits that can result?