interview tips based on ADA guidelines

The job interview is perhaps the most critical part of the hiring process. It’s where employers gain information about an applicant’s experience, skills and abilities to make an informed decision regarding his suitability for the job.

Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a qualified job applicant who happens to have a disability. If not managed properly, however, the interview could run afoul of ADA guidelines, causing not only embarrassment for the employer and applicant but also potential fines to the company.

But how is an employer or hiring manager to know which questions are appropriate to ask, that abide by ADA guidelines, and which are not? Also, what particular rules of etiquette apply when interviewing a candidate with a disability that may also coincide with Title 1?

This article seeks to address those issues. It includes ten interview tips based on ADA guidelines as well as a list of questions that

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Source: Small Business Trends