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Dear Experts, What do I say if a HR hiring manager asks if I'm married? From what I know, I believe this type of question is illegal. However, I still want to be prepared. What's a good response that will prevent me from losing a job offer? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question: Q#324 Honesty is always the best policy, regardless of the question they ask. This answer should not impact their decision. (@gradversity) Q#324 If HR asks if u r married n interview, ask y they want 2 know and how does this relate 2 performing the job. (@kgrantcareers) Q#324 Joke & say, "Is that a trick question? I thought it was illegal to ask that." Then flash a big smile! (@jtodonnell) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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