80% Of Workers Admit To Lying on CVs

Wednesday, 30th July 2014 at 6:03pm

The Irish Mirror reports that more than four-fifths of Irish workers have admitted to lying on their CV in order to land a job.

A survey found staff don’t mind bending the truth, with 81% fibbing about qualifications, whilst 76% of employees said they embellished their expertise during an interview.

But workers can’t carry all the blame as only 47% of firms bother to check references.

In one of the most famous cases of CV fraud, Yahoo chief Scott Thompson was sacked after just four months into the job.

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