Wouldn't life be easier if you could trust everyone? Unfortunately, there are people who are not reliable, and you need to know how to manage those people and situations. This is especially difficult to do during a hiring process and even harder once you get in the door and find yourself working daily with adishonest boss or colleague.
There are ways to handle encounters with each of these people and situations. It won't do you any good to follow their examples, as it could end up hurting you in the end. It's best to be as transparent as possible and also know what you can do to manage these situations for the sake of your career and your sanity. Here's how to deal with various types of professionals, should they be untrustworthy: