Tag Archives: honesty

Background Checks: Closet Skeletons on Parade [Infographic]

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Every time you apply for a job, a background check is a real possibility. Yet, many job seekers forget about their importance and what they might reveal. Go into the process unprepared, and the worst kind of surprise can mean you miss a chance at the job of your dreams. So you must know not only the basics of background checks, you must also be aware of the kind of information they can turn up. Understanding Background Checks In a perfect world, you take everyone at their word. You trust a person to present themselves honestly. In the real world,   

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Resume Lies: How Common is Dishonesty? [Infographic]

And you thought Pinnochio was bad. Turns out your office is probably full of Pinnochios.

According to a new OfficeTeam survey, resume lies may be on the rise…   

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How to Write the Perfectly Imperfect Cover Letter (and Get Hired)

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This is a message to all recent grads who, as they write each cover letter they send, feel compelled to claim they are perfect for a job:

You can write an imperfect cover letter and still get hired!   

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