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Is it okay to fake a response in a job interview

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Is it okay to fake a response on an interview just to give a good impression?

No, definitely not. You are only fooling yourself if you think you are fooling your Interviewer.

Most interviewers, if they have experience, will know that they are being fed a line. This only sets them up for thinking “I wonder what else you are lying about”?

I believe you are far better to admit that you don’t know anything about the question being asked. An alternative, if you don’t know a lot about the question, is to respond with what you do know about it. That’s not the same as faking it.

You will likely get a better impression by admitting that you don’t know something than faking it and proving that you don’t know something.

As originally answered on Quora.com.

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