Call Us Free: 1-888-876-1010
   

Blog

Interviewing Part 23: Ten Pointers for getting to the Truth! (2nd of a 2 Part Series)

Interviewing Part 23: Ten Pointers for getting to the Truth!  (2nd of a 2 Part Series)

Many times the road to the truth contains unforeseen twists and turns since the journey can be adversarial. On one side of this process is the person who avoids telling the truth or intentionally deceives since oftentimes he or she has something to lose if the truth

Read more

Interviewing Part 22: Ten Pointers for getting to the Truth! (1st of a 2 Part Series)

Interviewing Part 22: Ten Pointers for getting to the Truth!  (1st of a 2 Part Series)

Most people either want to tell the truth, or they are amateur liars. The latter group will not have the courage to continue a lie if deposed or questioned by someone who is practiced at effective interviewing techniques and able to recognize and navigate through suspected false

Read more

Interviewing Part 21 – Due Diligence for Key Deposition Taking or Claimant / Witness / Applicant Interviewing (2nd of a 2 part series)

Interviewing Part 21 – Due Diligence for Key Deposition Taking or  Claimant / Witness / Applicant Interviewing  (2nd of a 2 part series)

This is the second of a two-part series relating to advanced preparation tips for that special deposition, key employee job applicant interview, claimant exam under oath or potential adversarial interview. Last month’s article emphasized the importance of conducting a thorough background inquiry on the subject understanding that

Read more

Interviewing Part 20 – Due Diligence for Key Deposition Taking or Claimant / Witness / Applicant Interviewing (1st of a 2 part series)

Interviewing Part 20 – Due Diligence for Key Deposition Taking or  Claimant / Witness / Applicant Interviewing  (1st of a 2 part series)

Recent newsletters have focused on how to identify intentional / unintentional lies – misstatements made by witnesses, claimants and / or applicants for employment. Enjoying one-on-one interaction and being a student of human behavior are key pre-requisites to success.  Advance preparation and question planning is also an

Read more

Interviewing (Part 19) – Written Red Flags – Part 2!

Interviewing (Part 19) – Written Red Flags – Part 2!

Modern day statement analysis was pioneered by the FBI starting in the 1970’s.  Their researchers first determined what a truthful statement typically contained and then what deviations were indicators of potential lies. Last month’s Newsletter provided an introduction to analyzing written statements for truthfulness; these types of

Read more

Interviewing (Part 18) – Liespotting – Written Red Flags!

Interviewing (Part 18) – Liespotting – Written Red Flags!

Whether analyzing a social media comment, a written statement relating to an insurance claim, an application for employment or any type of written evidence, you should always be looking for certain “red flags” that can signal an untruth. Some of the most obvious include; When a writer

Read more

Interviewing (Part 17) – Liespotting – Watch for Body Language / Behavioral Patterns!

Interviewing (Part 17) – Liespotting – Watch for Body Language / Behavioral Patterns!

Interviewing is the most skillful component of any investigation! Whether you are engaging in a routine or suspected fraudulent claim inquiry, questioning someone under oath, screening someone as a new-hire or for promotion or if you are gathering information for a business deal or a personal issue,

Read more

Interviewing (Part 16) – Liespotting – Beware of Speech Patterns!

Interviewing (Part 16) – Liespotting – Beware of Speech Patterns!

Last month you were introduced to deception detection expert Pamela Meyer who is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and an expert and leader in the field of detecting physical, verbal and written deception patterns. Her research has found that trained “liespotters” can identify falsehoods over 90% of

Read more

Interviewing (Part 15) – Liespotting!

Interviewing (Part 15) – Liespotting!

Pamela Meyer is a well known and well respected deception detection expert. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and holds an MBA from Harvard. Several years ago, she wrote a bestseller on the subject, Liespotting. For many years she has studied and researched the relationships of

Read more

Interviewing (Part 14) – How To Prepare For and Identify The Lie!

Interviewing (Part 14) – How To Prepare For and Identify The Lie!

The two best ways to identify lying are, first, understand and appreciate that it occurs frequently. Raising awareness and recognizing the threat is critical. Second, embrace training that will help you recognize warning signs, and then employ detection techniques when you review, prepare and question! German philosopher

Read more
Copyright ©, All rights reserved Research North, Inc. and Backgroundcheckswork.com. RNI, Research North and Backgroundcheckswork.com are registered trademarks of Research North, Inc. 207 Michigan, Petoskey, Michigan 49770; Produced by Charles Rettstadt.

Michigan Investigator License 370120202614
Wisconsin Investigator License 15691