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How often do people tend to lie on resumes?
May 2, 2013 | The Canadian Professional Sales Association lock

A recent survey from The Society of Human Resource Managers reported that 53% of the resumes and job applications that they reviewed contained falsifications, such as misleading statements, fraudulent degrees, altered employment dates, inflated salary claims, inaccurate job descriptions, and falsified references.

In another online survey conducted by AOL Jobs, 26.5% of respondents said that they either have in the past or would consider lying on a resume.

View the survey results below.
Source: Statistic Brain

 

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