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> Would you rather have
> someone hide the truth so you could deal with the consequences after you
> hire them or tell you the truth so you can ask one or two clarifying
> questions during the interview.
But how many hiring managers *would* ask clarifying questions, and how
many would just slam a mental door in your face as soon as they heard
"personality conflict?" Isn't that code for "I don't like my
pointy-headed boss and my boss doesn't like me, therefore I am hard to
get along with and you should not touch me with a ten foot pole?"
BTW, check out Sunday's (2/15) Dilbert if you missed it -- timely font