[Fwd: lying at interviews]

Subject: [Fwd: lying at interviews]
From: Bill Swallow <bswallow -at- poweradz -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 08:44:12 -0400

Bill Swallow wrote:

> <snip>
> The problem with some question is that question such as below are they
> make it too easy to bluff...OK, lie.
> </snip>
>
> Of course you're going to get lies of some sort. Either exaggerations or
> downright untruths. HR is the first hurdle. They ask the basics and
> report the info to you, the interviewer. You then keep these answers for
> your reference. Then comes either the reference contacts or the
> interview. You again take notes. Then you compare all three. If the
> person was honest (or a REALLY good liar), everything should fit
> together nicely. If you start seeing holes in the info, or mismatches of
> info, it's time to call the applicant for one last round of
> phone/personal questioning (the 2nd interview). If you can't get your
> questions answered, time to move on tot he next candidate.
>
> --
> Bill Swallow
> Technical Writer
> PowerAdz.com
> 518.687.6195
> bswallow -at- poweradz -dot- com




--
Bill Swallow
Technical Writer
PowerAdz.com
518.687.6195
bswallow -at- poweradz -dot- com






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