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Do take Note: That certain interview questions are regarded as prejudiced and discriminatory and should be avoided. And it’s HR’s responsibility to ensure that the line managers and interviewers are fully aware of these unfair job interview questions. And by asking the interview question could be reported to the CCMA and then the employer could be held liable for damages.
Interview questions should be Job related, as the purpose of the interview is to establish whether the candidate is able to deliver on the job requirements of the Job he or she is applying for.
Question 1: How old are You?
Question 2: Do You Smoke?
Question 3: Will You need time off for religious holidays?
Question 4: What religion do You practice?
Question 5: Do You have any physical or mental disabilities?
Question 6: What is Your family situation?
Question 7: what is Your marital status?
Question 8: What is Your sexual orientation?
Question 9: Have You ever been arrested?
Question 10: What is Your HIV Status?
Question 11: What race, ethnicity or color are you?
Question 12: When are You planning to have children?
During an interview, you must take care to keep your interview questions focused on the behaviors, skills, and experience needed to perform the job.
Disclaimer: Please note that the information provided, while authoritative, is not guaranteed for accuracy and legality. Please seek legal assistance, or assistance from the Department of Labour or the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), to make certain your legal interpretation and decisions are correct with the department of Labour. This information is for guidance, ideas, and assistance only.