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HR's Guide to Detecting Lies and Deception

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Summary

HR's Guide to Detecting Lies and Deception

Workshop Description/Agenda

Learning Objectives
Learning Objectives * You will be able to define deception. * You will be able to recognize the basic signs of deception, including simple clues that may indicate that someone is being untruthful. * You will be able to review the different methods of detecting deception. * You will be able to discuss practical skills for detecting deceit when gathering information during employee interviews or in other fact gathering settings.

Benefits
Learn tips and tactics that can help determine whether someone is lying or telling the truth in the employment context and beyond. Human resources professionals frequently assess truthfulness in the workplace. Making accurate and timely credibility determinations is an essential skill, but how can they be certain someone is being truthful? The task can be daunting. However, there are techniques that can make the job easier proven tips and tricks borrowed from another profession the professional intelligence officer. Throughout history, countries have relied on spies and espionage to seek out the truth regarding their adversaries. While there are ethical, legal, and practical considerations that prevent employers from developing their own spy networks in the workplace, there is no reason why they cannot borrow, and learn from, some of the other tools that spy handlers around the world have used to assess truthfulness. This topic does just that outlining tips and tactics that can help determine whether someone is lying or telling the truth in the employment context and beyond. The information consists of an initial discussion to communicate the basic material and emphasize andor illustrate key points. The initial presentation of the substantive content is followed by scenarios to apply the concepts reviewed in the first part. Through the scenarios, you will have an opportunity to apply the concepts and develop practical skills in deceit detection.

Agenda
Learn the Basic Signs of Deception Develop Tactics for Detecting Deceit When Gathering Information in a Fact Gathering Setting (e.g., Interviews and Investigations) Obtain Familiarity With Legal and Practical Considerations Regarding Workplace Use of Various Purported Methods of Detecting Deception ï Polygraphs ï Personality Tests ï Truth Serums ï Hypnotism Review Scenarios to Apply the Basic Concepts and Develop Practical Skills in Deceit Detection

Faculty
Sofija Anderson with Littler Mendelson P.C., Robert W. Conti with Littler Mendelson, P.C., and Matthew W. Kurlinski with Littler Mendelson P.C.

Credits
ASA ,HR Certification Institute ,SHRM ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for human resource managers, benefits and payroll professionals, business owners and managers, controllers, and CFOs.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Labor/Employment Law

Training Course Summary: HR's Guide to Detecting Lies and Deception