13 Jul '12, 6am

Things Job Interviewers Shouldn't Ask For

In Singapore, companies seem to want every excruciating detail about job applicants, details which, in many countries, would be illegal to ask. So I started the #thingsjobinterviewersshouldntask‬ hashtag: Things Job Interviewers Shouldn't Ask or Ask For 1. Date of Birth (Why? You want to throw me a birthday party ah?) 2. Passport photo. (Why? You want to apply new passport for me ah?) 3. Name of Father and Mother (Why? You want my parents to adopt you ah?) 4. Are you planning to have children? (Why? You want to have one with me ah?) 5. What were your PSLE results? (Why? Scared I fail recess ah?) 6. What is your Father/Mother Occupation? (Why? You want to hire them ah?) 7. Are your parents divorced? (Why? You want to help them reconcile ah?) 8. @adrianwongfs: NS do what? What rank? Must always go back? How long? (Why? You're the Other Mindef ah? -mb) 9. @mUAr_cHEe: Past Cri...

Full article: http://www.mrbrown.com/blog/2012/07/things-job-interviewe...

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