What was the most inappropriate interview question you were ever asked?
Job interviewers sometimes want to test a potential employee with a shocking or inappropriate question to see how you handle it. Sometimes it's not al all appropriate and maybe they should have been reported. What's the worst question you were asked at a job interview?
Dont think I was asked any outrageous questions, but during my very first job interview a few years ago, cops walked into the fast food place I was applying to. The manager got reeeaaallly nervous, and when it turned out they just wanted food I think she told me she had like some DUI offense, but I dont remember why exactly she was paranoid.
I stayed for about 5 months and skedaddled...
My sister was asked, during an interview for a pharmaceutical rep position, if she planned on getting pregnant anytime soon. My sister, who was 38 at the time, told the interviewer that she felt that question had no place in the interview room. He stated he was required to ask because they couldn't afford to hire her and then her get pregnant shortly after being hired. She asked him if they ask men if they plan on getting any women pregnant since the child support payments would be coming out of their pay. He thanked her for her time and, of course, she didn't get the job. She did file a complaint with the company for that line of questioning. I don't remember if anything became of it. She got a much better job shortly thereafter anyway. So, I doubt she pursued it any further.
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