Recently I observed an incident that seemed very ordinary, on the path of the offender but had serious repercussions.
The lady told a lie to her employer not knowing she was observed by said employer. She claimed she was leaving because her husband didn’t know where she worked and was meeting him about a mile from her job. She further claimed she never let him know any place she worked.
She is a cleaner. The employer happened to look out a window overlooking the parking lot and observe her getting into the car with her husband. Yes, the husband she claimed wasn’t aware of the many places she worked.
If you can’t be trusted with being honest about simple things no matter how ‘good` a worker you might be, you would always be viewed with suspicion.
Now, she has lost the trust of her employer, given reduced hours and will be replaced. Most persons don’t realize that all it takes is the smallest unnecessary infraction to end a career.
If you can’t be trusted with being honest about simple things no matter how ‘good` a worker you might be, you would always be viewed with suspicion. No company is going feel their business is secure with you at the helm or as a cleaner.
You have access to information that could cause catastrophic occurrences. Depending on the company, you could sell secret information or cause bankruptcy, even cause lives to be lost.
Therefore unnecessary lies or half-truths as some say causes downfalls on any spectrum.