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I cannot tell a lie… or a good one, anyway

Posted by Thomas Murphy

February 15, 2013 @ 03:59 PM

Interview LiesAs the average American is prepping for Presidents’ day and hopefully a long restful weekend, we at TheLadders are reminded of the famous story about George Washington, that ill-fated cherry tree, and the importance of honesty. When looking for that next career move, it’s imperative to put your best foot forward, but after asking our recruiters, “what is the worst lie you’ve heard during an interview?” it became apparent that all too often, job seekers wind up putting their foot in their mouth instead.

After reviewing the recruiters’ stories, which they happily shared, we found that during the interview/onboarding process, there are 4 main types of lies: