3 Ways to Catch Job Applicants Who Lie to You
August 15, 2008
3 WAYS TO CATCH JOB APPLICANTS WHO LIE TO YOU
You can use pre-employment tests, interview tricks and more to uncover if a job applicant is lying to you or embellishing the truth.
Question: Did you ever have a job applicant lie to you or, to be charitable, embellish the truth?
Answer: You probably answered, “Yes.”
This is important. In my third book, “Hire the Best and Avoid the Rest,” I often have been quoted as writing, “Whatever behavior you see from an applicant in the screening process is likely the best behavior you will see from that person.” So, if an applicant lies on your tests, interviews and forms, that person also may be dishonest in work he or she does, if you hire the person.
But, don´t worry. Reason: I will reveal to you methods you can use to
a. discover if an applicant lied to you
b. make an applicant hesitant to lie to you
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