Strategies for Assessing Exaggeration and Deception by Job Candidates

By James Houran, Managing Director at AETHOS Consulting Group | 14 Jul 17

"It takes more work to tell a lie than it does to tell the truth. You have to not only make up something, but also watch me to make sure I'm believing you." – Maureen O'Sullivan, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of San Francisco


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