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Resume Lies cost you huge in Workplace Productivity

Apparently, the temptation to make their resumes stand out from the crowd is too much for some people to resist. For an article about resume fabrications, CareerBuilder.com surveyed hiring managers and workers and found that:

Some industries are more prone to resume fabrications than others. The hospitality industry reported the most, with 60 percent of employers reporting lies on resumes. The transportation/utilities field was a close second with 59 percent. The IT sector rounds out the top three, with 57 percent of hiring managers saying they uncovered lies on resumes.

The article also listed some of the most outrageous untruths found on resumes as reported by hiring managers. Our favorites are:

 

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