Video - The lies employers most often tell

[Video] The six lies that employers will most often tell you

Peter Harris | August 27, 2015 3:32 pm

In this video one unscrupulous employer lies to the candidate he is interviewing and then turns to the camera to explain the truth behind the fabrication.


Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies

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Peter Harris| August 11, 2015 10:42 am


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The inside scoop: What it takes (and what it’s like) to be a lawyer

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