The Most Common Lies People Tell On Their Resumes | facts |

Though they have a longstanding place in the corporate world, today resumes are becoming less and less effective. Sure, resumes may look great, and make great promises, but they are rife with embellishments.

It’s no wonder as to why. Did you know that 80% of resumes are intentionally misleading. Misleading about every possible aspect of employment history.


The most common lies, in order of appearance, are:


Hiding employment gapsBogus college degreesExperience embellishmentClaiming higher salary from previous jobsRaised grade point averageLanguage proficiency
Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor