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Employment screening - CV not accurate

I have just made it through a highly complex and lengthy interview with a large social network but upon receiving the contract today, I am somewhat afraid of the consequences of having lied a little ...
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Front End Developer Screening Preparation [closed]

I have an interview for a Front End Developer position coming up, and this will be my first time being interviewed for such a position and I'm very nervous. As such, I'm trying to figure out: What I ...
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Company's view of a recurrent applicant

After I applied for a position, the employer contacted me to let me know I was not selected. Weeks later, I saw the same position being offered by the same employer. How would that employer view me ...
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Difference between a scheduled interview and a walk-in interview?

I am going to a "Walk-In Interview" session a company is having at their location. This is a respected company that a friend of mine works for and really enjoys. There was a recruiter who told me to ...
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Victim of callous screening [duplicate]

I have had this terrible experience twice in my life both while attending interviews as a developer for reputed MNC software firm . Even after shortlisting my resume for the interviews and after ...
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Can working with niche apps/tech exclusively hurt your career in actual software development? How to get out of the cycle?

I'm finding myself in a bit of a pickle. I've been at a pretty comfortable IT group for almost a decade. I got my start here working on web development, mostly CRUD, but have demonstrated the ability ...
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Dealing With Pressure in Interviews

Lately because my contract with my current employer is coming to an end I've been doing a lot of interviewing and I've noticed one recurring problem. Lately I've noticed a tendency get nervous easily ...
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What kinds of questions are actually asked on a polygraph exam?

I've never personally had to take a polygraph examination before, but I have had a psychological evaluation before (which isn't all that bad at all). The psychological was just filling out a survey, ...
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How common is the use of the polygraph for security cleared jobs?

I asked in a comment to an answer to the question Security clearance jobs: will security make it hard to get work done? whether real life agencies are as enamoured of the polygraph as their portrayal ...