THE INTEGRITY AND MORALS clean

THE INTEGRITY AND MORALS clean - THE INTEGRITY AND ETHICS...

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THE INTEGRITY AND ETHICS OF JOB APPLICANTS Elizabeth Reddix April 5, 2010 INTRODUCTION Some studies have found that about 90 percent of job applicants have lied in some way in order to land a job. The lies range from small exaggerations to blatant and completely fraudulent information such as lying about a degree or perhaps about ones history of earnings. After tallying the results of a survey or a larger group of college students, one psychologist found that about 90 out of 100 were willing to lie to land a job that they really wanted. One way to help screen out the deceptions from the truth is to identify the most common deceptions. Another way is to try to understand why applicants feel the need to lie. After these factors are identified and understood, it will be easier to make some judgment calls on the ethical integrity of an applicant. COMMON DECEPTIONS There are many areas in which job applicants are willing to make statements in order to get a job. These could include verbal statements or written ones.
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course OA 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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