Can I Lie Myself Into a Higher Salary? (video)

October 27th, 2015

The Globe and Mail recently reported on Entrepreneur Elliot Tomaeno’s advice to job seekers that “it’s socially acceptable – and wise – to lie when you are asked in a job interview what you are currently earning. He claimed during one interview that he was making $70,000 when he was actually paid just $45,000 – and secured a $68,000 offer”.  That got us thinking… is he right? Can you lie yourself into a job or better pay?  Click play for answers from IQ PARTNERS’ Managing Partner, Bruce Powell, and check back next month for our next video.

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IQ PARTNERS is an Executive Search & Recruitment firm with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. We help companies hire better, hire less & retain more. We have teams of specialist recruiters in Financial Services & Insurance, Marketing Communications & Media, Emerging Tech & Telecom, Consumer Goods & Retail, B2B & Industrial, Technology, Accounting & Finance, HR & Operations, Mining & Engineering, Life Sciences, and Construction, Property & Real Estate. IQ PARTNERS has its head office in Toronto and operates internationally via Aravati Global Search Network. Click here to view current job openings and to register with us.

Bruce Powell

Bruce co-founded IQ PARTNERS in 2001 and currently operates as Managing Partner. His personal background includes hands-on management experience in sales, marketing and marketing services. He has built management teams for a wide variety of marketing, communications, media and technology companies. He has also participated in several M&A transactions for service-based companies and is frequently called upon as a resource in the planning and negotiation of such deals.