Ten Questions Recruiters Shouldn’t Ask — And You Shouldn’t Answer

Ten Questions Recruiters Shouldn't Ask -- And You Shouldn't Answer

Here are some of the most offensive questions job seekers are asked, and sample answers for each one: Recruiter: How old are you? You: I’m old enough to have the professional background that made you reach out to me. Let’s talk about the job description. What can I tell you about my qualifications? Recruiter: Do you have kids? You: Are you inquiring about my ability to work downtown, or what exactly? I can’t tell what you’re after. Recruiter: Er, um… Recruiter: What’s your greatest weakness? You: I used to worry about my weaknesses until it dawned on me…

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