Based on our 2012 internal audit, the most common deception is employment history – dates and title. Some studies have indicated as much as 35% of resumes contain some form of deceptive past employment information. There are even websites that have a network of phony companies that will act as a past employer verifying a job history that never existed. Approximately 10% of criminal background checks show a crminal history of some kind and in most cases the applicant did not reveal this information beforehand.
ARS was recently interviewed by Suzanne Lucas, a corporate HR specialist discussing some of these common deceptive practices. To keep reading click here: Will I get caught lying on a job application