HR FAQ: What do I say to a candidate when he discusses health problems during an interview?

hypertension-867855_1920Because a candidate’s health problems cannot be considered when making hiring decisions, the health information provided by the candidate is irrelevant. Simply explain to the candidate, “We do not consider that information when making our decision.”

Then, redirect the candidate by moving forward in the interview.

Contact Lisa Johnson to learn more about protecting your organization and to discuss questions you have regarding the interview process. Contact lisa@lisajohnsonhr.com or 918.402.2163.

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