Lying on your CV may seem like a permissible idea at the time, but recruiters are becoming more and more savvy by the day. Changing qualifications, falsifying references and adding on job titles are all examples of rather common, though still unacceptable, resume fibs.
A recent report from CareerBuilder found that 75% of hiring managers have caught applicants telling porkies on their CVs, which is a 20% increase from 2015 – Moneyish reports. Recruiters were most likely to spot lying jobseekers in the financial services (73%) and the hospitality (71%) sectors.
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