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Ask A Manager
OCTOBER 2, 2014
Can I lie about my hours to get a better salary at a new job? I’ve started lying to agencies about my salary with the intention of suggesting that would be my salary if I worked full-time. Employers that base salary offers on what you’ve been earning are often employers who ask for verification of that information, either as part of the reference-checking stage or by requesting tax forms, pay stubs, or other documentation. It’s five answers to five questions.