Applying for employment is an act of hope. Applicants hope to be chosen and commonly look for ways to stand out from the crowd. Sometimes these ways include lying on their resumes, or at least embellishing the truth. A recent CareerBuilder study found that employers reported lies on 56% of the resumes they receive. This… Read more »
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HR professionals know that people lie on their resumes. The tactics to investigate the claims include skillful interviewing, background screening, credentials verification, and understanding the red flags that pop up in a resume.