Planning on adding staff some time in the near future? It appears that there’s some new urgency to double- and triple-check those resumes and ask plenty of follow-up questions during the interview process.
Reason: A staggering 85% of employers discovered lies on job applicants’ resumes in the past year, according to a recent 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report by HireRight.
That’s a huge jump from the 66% of employers that said they found lies on resumes just five years ago.
While lying on a resume is nothing new, the steep jump hiring managers uncovering untruths in such a