The Old Hurt Finger Trick. Why You Should Always Get a Second Opinion - by Sheila Kurtz
A shipping company in France was about to hire as its president and CEO the son of another family-owned shipping firm.
Sheila was called in for a trusted second opinion. She examined his handwriting sample and judged that his integrity was lower than whale manure. He protested that one of his writing fingers had been injured and that accounted for her down vote. He took the test once again, and his integrity signal indicated a liar, thief, and possible conspirator who would seldom be punctual and late with most of his work.
He was not hired. Six months later the word was that the unchosen one was in jail or about to be for fraud and grand larceny...