How do you answer if you've ever been discharged on a job app?
My wife was fired from her previous job as a banker due to an error made while opening an account. This caused the bank money and she was subsequently fired. Now she has been contacted by other banks for interviews. How should she handle this? Should she state "yes" on the app or "no". If "yes", what should she write on the app and say during the interview regarding being let go from the previous banking job?
Asked By: jerry - 3/1/2008
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Answering honestly would be a very good idea... More
Answered By: nineteenkilo30hotel - 3/1/2008
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Always tell the truth, she could add an addendum to the app. telling her side of the story and why she thinks it happened at all. never lie.
Answered By: nobull54 - 3/1/2008
This is tough but usually I answer no. If they check then I do not get hired if they find out after i am hired then i get fired however most references are only able to give certain info on you like did you work for them how long ect. most places say they check but they do not. I know felons that got jobs in the money... More
Answered By: debbie f - 3/1/2008
She should tell the truth. Anything else is unethical, dishonest and is a good way to ruin one's personal and professional reputation. In a better world, you wouldn't have to ask this to begin with. It should be obvious.
Answered By: farien3 - 3/1/2008
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