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The Truth About Lying On Resumes

The truth about lying on resumes
Who lies on their resumes?
46% of the resumes submitted by job applicants contain some measure of false information
70% of college students said that they would lie on their resume in order to get the job they want
3% of job applicants who have a misdemeanor record
7% of job applicants who have a felony record
21% state fraudulent degrees
29% show altered employment dates
40% have inflated salary claims
33% have inaccurate job descriptions
27% give falsified references
Have you ever lied on a resume?
12.9% No, but I’d consider it
4.1% Yes once
9.5% Yes, several times
73.5% No never

The Truth About Lying On Resumes

shared by visually on Jan 10, 2013 in Business

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Some of the most common things that job seekers lie or otherwise misrepresent on their resume / c.v.
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