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Do Not Lie on a Job Application

Posted: 20 Oct 2016 02:05 AM PDT

Two stories, same result.

Before I retired, we were hiring for a senior management position in our marketing department. After several months looking for the person with the right skills and fit, we had a candidate we liked. He was at the final phases of the interview process. All he had to do was pass a background check and we would have extended him an offer.

Well the background check came back with something. He had been convicted of a minor felony. He had said he had no convictions in his past. To make a long story short, we ended up not hiring him. We didn't pass on him because of the conviction (it was long ago and not that big of a deal), but because he lied to us.

When we told him we weren't hiring him and why, he admitted that he had lied, apologized, and said he understood completely.

More recently my son took a job at our local grocery store. A week after he started, another new hire was let go. The reason: his background check had come back and revealed something he lied about. I don't know if it was the incident itself or the fact that he lied about it (or both!) that got him fired, but I'm sure that lying did not help. (BTW I'm not sure why they hired him and did the background check afterwards.)

Moral of the story: do not lie on your job application.

In fact, do not lie in any part of the job application process. Not on your resume, not in an interview, not ever. It's just not worth it. If you're ever found out (and odds are good you will be), you will likely be toast.

I would go farther and say not to lie at all in anything you do, but I'll leave that advice for your mom to give. :)


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