Competition Forces Jobseekers To Lie

Tuesday, 16th June 2015 at 9:13pm

According to Recruiter, just over half of job candidates feel it is necessary to lie on a CV to get an interview due to high levels of competition.

Research by job board CV-Library found over a quarter (28.6%) of UK job hunters lie on their CVs.

A spokesperson said the percentage of people admitting to lying on a CV correlated with the most competitive regions for jobs, and a whopping 75% of jobseekers believed it was a company’s responsibility to uncover a lie.

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