The Truth Bias – How it Helps You Make Bad Hiring Decisions

March 9, 2016
The Truth Bias – How it Helps You Make Bad Hiring Decisions

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Welcome to Episode 10 of The Tips For Hiring Show (7 minutes). Hosted by Rob McKay MA(Hons) Organisational Psychology

I am reading an interesting book by Pamela Meyer, “Liespotting, Proven Techniques to Detect Deception”. The key concept of this book is the psychological construct, the Truth Bias.

A light went on whilst reading this book. This book really helped me to understand why so many hiring managers end up selecting the wrong applicants for the job. In short, hiring managers tend to believe everything candidates and referees tells them as the truth – Wrong!

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