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Interviewing Deception – To Tell The Truth

Interviewing Deception – To Tell The Truth

You have undoubtedly encountered these expressions before: To tell the truth… Honestly…. To be perfectly honest with you…. Without a word of a lie… Candidly… Truthfully… Frankly… I cringe when I hear these expressions, particularly when someone is selling me a product...

Complex Human Resources Newsletter

Complex Human Resources Newsletter

Edition 001 Hello and welcome to the first edition of the Complex Human Resources Newsletter. To be published once monthly on the first of the month, the Complex Human Resources Newsletter will have three objectives; I call them the three E’s: educate, entertain and...

Interview Deception – Invoking Religion

Interview Deception – Invoking Religion

Interviewees will attempt occasionally to inject religion into the interview. You may have heard some of these rejoinders before: I swear to _____[fill in the blank God, Allah, Buddha, etc.) I swear on a stack of Bibles…. As God is my witness…. In the name of God. So...

Farewell 2020

Farewell 2020

Many of you may feel good riddance to 202o. Yes, it was an awful year filled with tragedy, sorrow, grief and stress. However, there were some positives. There's a sliver lining in every cloud. For me, they were: Launched a new business - Complex Human Resources....

Interviewees Say the Most Incredulous Things

Interviewees Say the Most Incredulous Things

Undercover operations are difficult to manage and can be extremely dangerous, even in the workplace. One slip of the tongue or a slight oversight can put your covert operative in extreme danger in a heart beat. Death is always a possibility. Some of the characters...

Just saying I have an addiction may not be enough

Just saying I have an addiction may not be enough

Here's an interesting article from Canadian HR Law. Just saying I have an addiction may not be enough Clear, cogent medical or expert evidence may be needed to establish causal link between disability and misconduct By Anique Dublin, Canadian HR Law Nov 16, 2020 As...

Myths about Private Investigators

Myths about Private Investigators

ITVs and movies create a number of myths about private investigators. You frequently see them entering houses and buildings illegally, speeding, driving dangerously in the pursuit of a suspect, planting illegal listening devices, placing GPS devices on suspects’ cars,...

Cougars and Contraceptives

Cougars and Contraceptives

People never cease to amaze me. This article is from Rubin Thomlinson LLP Cougars and Contraceptives: The Tricky Business of Borderline Sexual Harassment Cases Canada September 4 2020 Some of the more difficult cases of sexual harassment that we deal with as workplace...

The Many Names of a Private Investigator

The Many Names of a Private Investigator

Private Investigators have been called many things over the years. Some have been flattering, others not. Some have withstood the test of time and are still in use today mostly in slang language. Others have gone the way of the dodo bird. Just for the fun of it,...