Gender Bias in Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

Published: Sep 21, 2020

Topics: Interviewing       Job Search       Resumes & Cover Letters       Workplace Issues       

Gender bias in interview is nothing new, or particularly shocking--while it's technically illegal to treat job interviewees differently based on gender, it's hard for individual job seekers to make any comparisons, since they only ever see their own interview. And while there are certain questions that are outright illegal to ask in interviews (whether one is married or has children, or about the job seeker's political leanings, for example), these questions still crop up sometimes: sometimes outright, and sometimes in more subtle ways. researched how often both men and women encounter certain interview questions, and how interviews can different depending on the gender of the job seeker. What they found may surprise you.