6 illegal nursing interview questions

ILLEGAL: “How much do you weigh?”

LEGAL: “Are you comfortable with lifting heavy objects?”

While employers may want to make sure you’re physically able to do the job, asking directly about your weight/height and general health is a major HR no-no. Not to mention potentially embarrassing for you! But rephrasing the question to ask about your ability to perform a specific task, such as lifting a heavy patient or carrying medical supplies, is fair game.

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2 Responses to 6 illegal nursing interview questions

  1. aileen

    It saddens me that age is a big issue here in the Philippines,i hope they will look into what is more essential -the knowledge that a nurse possess and her disposition is more important than how long she has lived.

  2. tracie

    if im disabled but can work with restrictions dont the employer have to try to make accomadations or can they just not hire me at all

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