AM/PM Session - 9 October 2018 - Would you take a polygraph test at work?
We read about a growing trend to ask people to take polygraph tests as part of job interviews, and whether they are a positive thing for employees and the companies:
Vocabulary Top 10:
keep tabs on - to carefully watch (someone or something) in order to learn what that person or thing is doing
hearings - a meeting or session at which evidence and arguments about a crime, complaint, etc., are presented to a person or group who will have to decide on what action should be taken
fudging - to speak or act in a way that is meant to avoid dealing with a problem directly
weed out - to remove (people or things that are not wanted) from a group
sting - a complicated and clever plan that is meant to deceive someone especially in order to catch criminals
defiant - refusing to obey something or someone : full of defiance
truncheon - a heavy stick that is carried by police officers and is used as a weapon (also called billy club, baton, and nightstick)
liken - to describe (someone or something) as similar to (someone or something else)
squirrely - very odd, silly, or foolish
up-front - not keeping anything secret or hidden : honest and direct
Have you ever taken a polygraph test?
If you were asked to take one during a job interview, would you?