This workshop addresses best business process for conducting lawful employment interviews. It identifies federal and state laws that regulate the employment interview; “do’s and don’ts” for interviewing questions; and proper documentation/recordkeeping required by the appropriate enforcement agencies. This workshop is a must for human resource personnel, management staff and all other employees involved in the employment selection process. Training material is based on relevant federal and state law and provides specific examples for interviewing teams.
At the end of this training, a PHR, SPHR or GPHR will be able to:
· Prepare for any interview
· Set the tone for the interview
· Gather information from each applicant
· Differentiate between legal and illegal questions
· Offer reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities
· Close an interview
The HR Certification Institute has approved this activity for 1.75 hours of general recertification credit.
Note: The service fee is charged by Eventbrite for credit card processing and is not received by the Illinois Department of Human Rights. We will accept a check via certified funds however the check must be received at least 14-days prior to training. Personal checks and money orders are not accepted.
Trainings with the Illinois Department of Human Rights - Institute for Training and Development are accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Illinois Human Rights Act.
A person with a disability needing an accommodation to participate in IDHR trainings should contact the Institute for Training and Development at 312-814-2477 or (TTY) 866-740-3953 or at IDHR.Training@illinois.gov
The Institute for Training and Development requires seven (7) business days to obtain any reasonable accommodation. If for some reason you cannot attend your scheduled training, you must request the cancellation of the reasonable accommodation at least 72 hours prior to the date of training. All requests must be in writing and should include reason for cancelation. Failure to comply may result in suspension of future training privileges.
When & Where
Illinois Department of Human Rights
The Illinois Department of Human Rights (“IDHR”) is the state agency responsible for enforcing the Illinois Human Rights Act (“Act”). The Illinois Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination in the areas of:
- Fair Housing
- Financial Credit
- Public Accommodations
- Sexual Harassment in Education
To learn more about IDHR please visit our webpage at: www.illinois.gov/dhr
To request a reasonable accommodation for this event, please contact the Training Unit at 312-814-2477 (Voice) or 866-740-3953 (TTY) at least 72 hours prior to the date of the event. E-mail messages can be sent to: IDHR.Training@Illinois.gov