(questions are job related)
(questions are not job related)
Can you work the required schedule?
If an applicant is wearing a religious symbol you
should not assume his or her beliefs will affect their
performance at IU.
Can you work on Easter (or other specific religious
holiday)? Do you attend church?
You should not inquire about religious affiliations
of institutions the applicant has attended or make
assumptions about the applicant’s religion based on
attendance at those institutions.
Avoid comments or questions that imply that
gender is a factor in the employment decision.
How would you feel about working for a
Do you have any experience being the only
man/woman in your office?
You don’t often find men/women in
this line of
work. How did you become interested in this?
Do you prefer Mr. Mrs. Miss or Ms.?
An applicant’s height or weight cannot be used in
his or her evaluation.
You should not make assumptions about an
cant’s race based on name, appearance, or
mannerisms. Applicants should not feel their race
is a factor either positively or negatively in their
evaluation and comments or questions that imply
otherwise should be avoided.
There aren’t very many minoritie
s in our
department. Will that be a problem for you?
You look like you have an interesting family
history. How would you define your race?
Are you legally eligible to work in the
Applicant will be required to provide proof,
only after a conditional offer has been made.
You should avoid asking if an applicant is a United
What country are you a citizen of?
Do you regularly follow workplace safety
Have you ever filed for worker
Have you had any prior work injuries?