Reason: “Where are you from?” While for the majority of jobs you should avoid the question (as it can lead to bias and liability), it does often come up organically. When it does, never ask follow-up questions such as “Where are you really from?” or “Where are you from originally”. All this conveys to candidates is that you don’t accept their answer and you perceive them as something other than how they have identified themselves. For some, being asked “Where they are really from” can be very alienating and offensive.
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