Who's Lying? Spotting Deception When Interviewing and Hiring Applicants

SHRM 2012 Talent Management Conference
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Workplace Application: You will learn practical skills for spotting deception when interviewing and hiring applicants.

In this highly interactive session from a former U.S. Department of Justice attorney, you will learn skills to spot deception when reviewing resumes, checking references, and most importantly interviewing applicants. You will learn which cues to deception have been scientifically validated and which are based on myth. You will also learn effective questioning strategies for eliciting responses that are likely to indicate whether the person is lying as well as how to follow up when you detect deceptive statements and suspicious behavior.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:15am

Michael Wade Johnson, J.D.

Michael Wade

Michael W. Johnson is CEO of Clear Law Institute. As a former attorney in the United States Department of Justice, Mr. Johnson investigated and litigated cases against employers around the country. Mr. Johnson has provided training on scientifically validated methods for investigating alleged misconduct and determining signs of truthfulness and deception for organizations around the world, such as Google, the United Nations, and the EEOC. His investigations training has been featured in articles in the Wall Street Journal and the New Yorker magazine.  He is a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Law School.

National Harbor 4-5
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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