When it comes to job interviews, recruiters often find themselves in the fantastical realm of fiction. There's something about the tension of the situation and the acute need to impress that turns people into elaborate story-tellers, full of exaggerations and inflated claims.
In fact, a whopping 81% of people lie during job interviews. Yes, those digits are the right way around...81%! For every 5 people interviewed, 4 are sitting there fibbing.
So, how can you separate the facts from the fiction? We've cut through the claims and the cliches to compile a tongue in cheek recruiter's dictionary of what candidates say in interviews versus what they actually mean...enjoy!
We originally shared this article over on our own site here: https://www.unitingambition.com/recruitment/what-candidates-say-vs-...;