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One in 20 lie in CV and job applications

One in 20 lie in CV and job applications

How far would you go to get that job of your dreams?

Would you beef up your qualifications or career history, fill in employment gaps to cover up a period of unemployment or include the odd outright lie in your CV to make you qualified for the post?

One thing is for sure: it’s extremely common

According to research undertaken by BackgroundChecking.com, an Experian company, 84 per cent of people across the UK think that being untruthful on job application forms or in CVs is commonplace. 

This is despite the fact that 95 per cent of the 1,500 people questioned agree that it is important for people to be 100 per cent accurate in the information they provide about themselves when applying for a new job or completing their CVs.

The research clearly shows that the majority of those in the UK believe that people are frequently misleading employers/recruitment companies with the information they provide. 

Managing Director of BackgroundChecking.com, Steve Bailey, comments: “Many candidates and fraudsters rely on the fact that prospective employers do not check the information on, or omitted from, their CVs and applications, or discussed in their interview. 

“They therefore take this opportunity to embellish or completely re-invent the truth.” 

He adds, “The results of our research make essential reading for anyone involved in recruitment and supports the need for the wider use of professional background checking by all organisations to protect themselves and their employees.

“These results show the need for people and businesses to think about checking CVs and applications for any untruths before they find out the hard way.”

AJR
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