The Economy: Money Disappears, Lies Reappear

April 2009
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Apr2009, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p30
Trade Publication
The discusses the high possibility that job applicants lie as the recession increases in the U.S. The top five lies are enumerated which include job title, dates of employment and academic grades. According to Amy Ricciuti of G4S Compliance and Investigation, instant screening may not prove effective in the long run. On the other hand, a study conducted indicated that 64 percent of job applicants bent the truth.


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