Just how much can you trust a resume or CV? This latest infograhpic based on data from The Society of Human Resource Managers shows the most common lies told by job applicants.
46% of resumes submitted by job applicants have some measure of false information.
70% of college students said they would lie on their resume if it landed them the job they wanted.
The most common lies include inflated salary, inaccurate job descriptions and altered employment dates.
- 13.6% of applicants have lied at least once 12.9% would consider it.
So, what’s a hiring manager to do? Over at our Headhunters Blog we’ve previously written about the top 3 resume lies and how to detect them.