Variable Details:

Source:

Levashina, Julia , and Michael A. Campion (2007), "Measuring Faking in the Employment Interview: Development and Validation of an Interview Faking Behavior Scale", Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1638-1656.
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Variable



Definition:

  • To disguise or conceal aspects of background to create better answers.


Item(s):

  • I did not reveal my true career intentions about working with the hiring organization.
  • When asked directly, I did not mention some problems that I had in past jobs.
  • I did not reveal requested information that might hurt my chances of getting a job.
  • I covered up some “skeletons in my closet.”


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