Employers At Risk Of Fraud From Foreign Jobseekers’ CV Lies

Tuesday, 4th February 2014 at 7:00am

Employers who do not cross check job applications from jobseekers have a one in three chance of employing unqualified staff, potentially putting the business at risk of “fraudulent, dishonest or inappropriate behaviour”, according to a news story in The Telegraph.

Almost a third of CVs from job hunters contained discrepancies relating to professional qualifications and memberships, ranging them being out of date to not been held at all, a study by screening business HireRight found.

And when it comes to high level jobs, almost one in six checks on claims about directorships the applicant held were discovered to be inaccurate.

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