There are different types of interview questions. HR recommends behavioral based interview questions. These types of interviews allow applicants to share their past experience which may predict their future performance.
Be prepared, be on-time, prepare questions ahead of time, turn off your phone, and make the candidate feel welcome.
Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) standards require that discriminatory questions not be asked during the interview. Questions related to race, color, sex, genetic information, ethnicity, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, or national origin would be discriminatory.
Interviewing Persons with Disabilities
Previous employers, coworkers, and other references can prove
to be valuable resources in understanding all that a candidate can bring with
them to a new job. Per Salt Lake County Human Resource Policy 2-400 the
hiring authority is to complete reference checks for any candidate for merit
hire or rehire prior to making a selection. Once references are requested
of the candidate use the