New Laws Ban Employers From Asking About Salary History

As pay discrimination gets increasing attention, many state and local government officials are continuing to take legislative action to prevent unfair salary discrepancies from pervading the workforce. According to HR Dive, States that have enacted some form of salary question ban for private employers as of the writing of this article include:   California Colorado… Read more »

Why Did They Ask That? Crazy Questions You Might Be Asked During an Interview

If you have a job interview coming up, chances are you’ve been busy memorizing your resume and getting ready to sell your qualifications. What you may be less prepared for are the whimsical questions that seem completely unrelated to your career. While you certainly can’t control what you’re going to be asked, you can prepare… Read more »

Is That Even Legal? How to Field “Questionable” Food & Beverage Interview Questions

You expect to be asked informational, behavioral and even “curve ball” questions in a food & beverage interview. But illegal interview questions? Yes, you need to be prepared to skillfully address those, too. Whether they’re inexperienced, improperly trained or just plain unscrupulous, some interviewers will ask questions that violate the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s… Read more »