Can honesty in a job interview pay off? Yet how! By setting high standards of communication, we contribute to building trust with a potential employer from the very beginning. There is nothing wrong with presenting yourself from the “better” side, but you absolutely must not stray from the facts for this purpose. Especially since recruiters know many methods to effectively verify our truthfulness.
A few weeks ago, Magdalena Desperak from Rocket Jobs knocked on my door and asked about honesty during an interview. In the article, which was based, among others, on the basis of my recruitment experience, you will find the following quote:
Candidates tend to embellish during interviews. However, they should know that some of the information provided to the recruiter will be verified after the end of the interview or during it.
The full text of the article is available at this link – rocketspace.pl