Most people lie in their CV

February 22, 2009

Research

The most common exaggeration is thought to be lying about degree classifications, the research said.
More than 30 per cent of job applicants admit to having lied on CVs to boost their chances of getting work, a British research has revealed.

The survey of about 1,300 adults was carried out by the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors (CIEA), which represents exam markers and assessors.

The most common exaggeration is thought to be lying about degree classifications, for example turning a 2:1 into a first, the study found.

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