Employers use different tests to screen prospective employees. One of the most notorious tests is a lie detector or polygraph test. A lie detector test combines interrogation methods with physiological measurements to obtain information. The polygraph equipment usually records such phenomena as respiration, heart rate, blood pressure while a candidate is responding to a series of “yes/no” questions. As a result you have a so-called polygraph chart that is interpreted by specialists to reveal deception. The problem with lie detector is that it does not detect deception in any direct manner, but rather measures certain physiological responses that are supposed to be stronger if somebody is lying. The polygraph test […]
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Immigration to the USA is usually a complicated and long process. Sometimes you will need an immigration attorney right from the very beginning in order to understand whether you are qualified and what your chances are. Your next step, when you are already here, would be to look for a job. This is also a painstaking process that may take months. You will dramatically increase your chances, if you get acquainted with some basics of the US immigration and employment law.
This site aims at helping you better understand major immigration and employment rules and trends in the USA and the State of New York.
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