The survey of 1, UK workers explored whether professionals would ever consider lying on their CV, or to a potential employer, in order to secure a job. The findings suggest that many are willing to take the risk! In fact, a third This was followed by lying about salary to help secure a higher one. Over one in 10 This astonishing figure is not to be taken lightly.
Should You Lie on a Resume? Ask These 7 People Who Got Caught
Applying for a new job can be stressful, and according to one new survey, that stress is leading a majority of job seekers to lie on their resumes in order to stand out. Put another way, just one in six job seekers say they didn't stretch the truth in any way during their recent hiring experience. The survey included responses from job applicants as well as hiring managers, recruiters and other human resources professionals. Here are the most common lies told during the hiring process, and the share of candidates who have or would consider telling them:.
What would you to get the job you wanted? Shoot, what would you do just to get your foot in the door? Would you go as far to lie on your resume?
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