Have You Ever Lied In Your CV ?

A background screening company, named Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE), has recently determined the most frequently lied about items on candidate CV’s in South Africa.

The qualification screening company highlighted the six most frequently lied about facts on CV’s which include ,  Responsibilities , Skills , Titles , Period of employment , Companies previously employed at and reasons for leaving .

As a potential future business owner, how would you react to a potential employer stating false facts in their CV? If you hired them and only discovered at a later stage that their CV contained discrepancies, how would you deal with the matter?

Have you ever lied in your CV, and if so, has it proved to be beneficial?

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