Hiring managers and recruiters need to be aware that there are certain questions they can and cannot ask military veterans during job interviews. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protects the rights of veterans during civilian job interviews.
What you CAN'T ask:
What you CAN ask:
Disclaimer: This information is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. The law changes frequently and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The information provided is general in nature and may not apply to any specific factual and/or legal set of circumstances. To learn more about hiring and interviewing veterans, see the Guide to Hiring Veterans from the White House Business Council or contact an attorney.
Krista Williams brings over 15 years of Recruiting and Human Resources experience to her role as a Strategic Director with Seven Step RPO. In this role she is responsible for ensuring that all assigned client service delivery objectives are achieved. Krista focuses on driving team compliance and production to meet expectations as well as building and fostering client relationships. She is passionate about driving innovation as well as attracting, attaining, and retaining the best possible talent. Prior to joining Seven Step, Krista worked in corporate positions managing various aspects of recruiting, human resource systems, and vendor relationships in industries including healthcare, retail, banking, energy services, travel/hospitality, and contingent agency recruitment for companies ranging in size from a boutique firm with 10 individuals to a Fortune 15 company with over 200,000 employees. Krista works out of Seven Step’s Boston office and resides in Riverside, RI with her husband and two children.