Tag: interview questions

Question: Can we hire a non-U.S. citizen who does not have, but has applied for, a Social Security card? Answer: Although the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) allows an employee to present a receipt in place of a lost or stolen Social Security card, a receipt for application for a Social Security card is not an…

Question: Is it legal to ask candidates if they have lived outside the U.S. since the age of 18? Answer: If the question relates to a bona fide work requirement, then it is permissible to ask the question. If there is no direct relation between prior residences or travels and the requirements for the job,…

Question:  Are we allowed to ask a candidate in an interview if she is pregnant, or put a question on the employment application asking about pregnancy? Answer:  NO.  You do not want to ask a candidate to answer a question either verbally or on an application is she is pregnant or planning to have children….