Lying at the interview - the path to success?

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Almost all eychary argue that lying in a resume or during the interview impossible.Is it really?

Almost all eychary unanimously declare that lie in a resume or during the interview impossible.Here, for example, "a declaration of honesty" from Larisa Kuzmina, consultant recruitment division ProfySearch recruitment agency The Russian Connection Group.

«Do not be tempted to exaggerate its merits or abnormal embellish your professional experience, - warns ona.- Provide only the information that is untrue.Do not be fooled: any lie is likely to turn against you!Firstly, the veracity of your answers can easily be verified in the course of the interview, not to mention the fact that the employer can directly contact with your former management.Second, you can not believe a word, but make a small practical test.Third, you can have a real difficulty in the new location if you yourself ascribe non-existent knowledge and experience. "

However, the theory does not always correspond to the practice, and not always the secret becomes clear.Many things can not be checked, but there are situations in which telling the truth means to lose.Most applicants understand it, although they say they never lie.The dilemma "to lie or not to lie" they face constantly and do not always act according to the dictates of conscience.

On the other hand, whether to be scrupulous with regard to those who do not always deal honestly?Here, for example, "The victim of the lies of the employer" at the forum advises all the positive things that the employer speaks of himself in the interview, divided by 6 and multiplied by 10 deficiencies - in that factor, in her opinion, lies the employer.

«I confidently reasoned that the phrase" the general director of the complex nature "- it's just a demanding leader - she writes.- In practice, it became clear that a complex nature, in addition to the full inadequate, implied noncompliance of salary and non-compliance with the TC. "

But he thinks about lying Ekaterina, PR-manager of an advertising agency:

«I'm not lying, because it is by nature very honest - says she is.- But with every new job search I understand that all lie and embellish your abilities you need, especially if you work pretenduesh creative, not technical, where everything is clearly regulated.This is the first.Secondly, against the background of telling lies you have to match their level to qualify for the post along with them.This is especially important in the first interview in the personnel department (they often do in advertising do not understand). "

agree with her and Nastia, a correspondent for the popular online edition: "At the interview did not invent sin, ¬ she said.- I would say not "invent" and "spice."Embellishes not only possible, but necessary.And if the word "sugar coat" is still someone does not like it, then let us say otherwise: submit their best.Employers, too, so do you just listen: our company is the market leader, we have the best experts, open competition for the position.And then they can start to delay salary or cause other troubles.So knowledgeable personal PR is needed. "

way, some recruiters are looking at employment issues more real.For example, according to experts KC "Etalon", if the job is really interesting person, he can go to any tricks to be invited for an interview."For example, you can alter your resume" on a resume. "Of course, this does not mean that it is false to 100%, but it will be more fully reflect the "preferred" candidate "- they say. found that the most popular topics lie at the interview is experience, skills and personal qualities.


If it is not quite

Kateryna Lukyanova, consultant «A little cheating can help the young specialist to solve the problem of lack of experience.Often the employer's experience of the year is a formal requirement.If a young professional to write your resume in a year of experience, referring to a small part time for a few months, it will likely not cause suspicion.Very often, graduates do not attach importance to short-practices. "

If you have little experience in many companies

«Flyer" recruiters and employers do not like.So if you work in one place only lasted a few months, many are advised never to mention it.

But there is another view.For example, the forum member said that the withholding of experience in 3-4 months does not see sense, "And if this experience has been gained in the course of study at the university?If a person is just looking for "their" place?There is a concept - a probationary period (1-3 months).During this period, the employee gets used to the team, he sees the workflow from within (which he will never say at the interview), and decide for yourself whether it is suitable or not this work.The trial period is given not only to the employer that he appreciated the worker, but also the applicant that he appreciated the work. "


Kateryna Lukyanova: "With regard to the professional skills and achievements, then there can be a bit of spice.For example, we can say about the experience of team management, project team, even the department, not to mention the fact that the real subordinate was only one person.The main thing that the applicant was sure of himself. "

Andrey Potapov, head of the finance practice of holding "Empire of staff" believes that the candidate can take credit for some of the knowledge and skills he possesses in theory or that he watched practice from colleagues.But to focus attention on them in this case is not worth it."Use this trick is possible only if you are 100% sure that will cope with the fact that currently attributed", - he said.

Laricheva Tatiana, head of recruitment IR "Finam", says that the experience of the preparation of abstracts of reports it is possible to give out for the ability to do analytical research.

PR-manager Catherine advises to keep half-truths: "The simple rule - multiply by two, - she revealed her secret.- When doing some project for three months, say six months, if you write three articles say - six, if you participated in the drafting of just as a member of the team, said that were an important part of the project ... Half-almost always works.The main thing is not to get carried away and start to multiply by three, six, ten ... That would be really fun.As for me, I embellish reality.For example, organized a show - say about the experience in organizing exhibitions, and so on. N. Or say I know how to do something, but only if convinced that if anything with this handle.What matters just do not need to lie, because it is in the possession of foreign languages, especially if the company is western.In his level, I always honestly, but because of this I have not recently taken on two very good place ... »

Personal qualities

Tatiana Laricheva:" If a person is not rigid introvert, he might say that communicative.Such tactics slight exaggeration increases the chances of getting a job, but does not lead to a serious risk that lie will be revealed.That is better to use the lie that provided the application of some effort could be true.The easiest way to embellish the overall quality - analytical ability, reaction speed, the ability to acquire new knowledge, learn new technologies, and so on. D. First, it is difficult to detect, and secondly, these abilities can really develop. "

Andrey Potapov: "One should not ascribe to themselves the exact opposite of your performance.For example, if you are an active and energetic, then become moderate and calm you are unlikely.It is possible to overstate the order of magnitude of any gradation characteristics.For example, if you are unsure, you can call themselves conservative, shy.And if you're an introvert and uncompromising individualist, you can say that you are ready to consider the work as a team with a clear allocation of responsibilities, but individually you are more competent. "


«Lying at the interview increases the chances of getting a job, but also significantly increases the risk that a candidate does not pass the probationary period", - says Tatiana Laricheva.According to her, a good HR-manager possesses the skills of applied psychology, some false information, he can reveal to the interview stage.

Experts KC "Etalon" remind us that there are ways to check on the person lie (and not only with the help of a lie detector).You can check for the presence of a man of recommendations from previous jobs, although it does not guarantee absolute objectivity.There is also a way to check on the man lying with the help of non-verbal language, as the language of the body never lies.If a candidate to a particular question the interviewer closes automatically mouth with her hand, looks away (usually the left), bites his lips, scratching his ears and stuff, this is a sign that he was not comfortable answering this question.Of course, there is a possibility that the person really nose itched, but it is also possible to check (for example, after a while to return to the subject, only to ask it in other words).

What lie is not worth

should never deceive the employer with respect to official data (jobs, education, profession), as it can easily be verified, recalled Catherine Lukyanov.Moreover, in her opinion, if the applicant is poorly versed in the peculiarities of specific technical devices, software, and so on. N., In this case, too, it is better not cheat, because the technical skills to easily check on the spot.

And Tatiana Laricheva believes that the most dangerous lies about the professional qualities and skills, as it is already apparent in the first weeks of activity of the expert in the new location."If you do not own the technology of building trading systems, or never built a model for the DCF, it will be clear almost immediately, leading to a loss of jobs.The same applies to the presence of certain contacts, links, valuable to the employer, "- she says.


Ildar Ibatulin, competitor

serious problem of the labor market is the inability of so many HR managers, and executives to perceive the truth.Therefore, applicants are forced to lie.

Another problem - the fact that, for many heads of paramount someone's recommendation.They underestimate the fact that each person has his own perception of others.Even within the enterprise is the same expert is perceived by different people in different ways.Finally, the important role played by employers' misconception that the labor market is saturated with suggestions.

Attempts to introduce a mandatory psychological and professional testing when applying for a job, handwriting analysis solves the problem partially.To work, they say, "Come" must be a favorable combination of at least two factors - the professionalism and its compatibility with the boss.After all, the business process - it is primarily the relationship between people.You can not even imagine how many times it is more complex than the "man - machine".

My personal experience and as an employee and as an employer confirms the words of Marx grandfather "practice is the criterion of truth."Superiors and subordinates need to work together for some time before you see whether they fit each other, and most importantly whether they bring the joint efforts of the expected business results.Fair was the recommendation, the applicant lied to resume or not - is secondary.The main thing - the result of it there or not.

Thus, in my opinion, the global problem of our labor market - excessively formalized approach to employment on the basis of "no paper bug you."The result - forced to lie on resumes and interviews.

In this situation change for the better should be the employer.For Jobseekers also currently the most practical position to "speak the truth, but not all."

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