Fake degrees, positions vacant, languages not spoken... Faking his CV is often practiced. It is, however, risky, recalls a study published by Robert Half.
Knowing how to sell is essential to get a job, but be careful not to over-embellish the reality, recalls a study conducted by Robert Half survey of 300 DG. 47% of recruiters say they have already ruled out a candidate because he had lied on his CV.
half of The candidates "confused" resembled mainly their experience (55%) and a quarter of them (26%) exaggerated the scope of their responsibilities and the tasks they performed in their previous roles, says the study.
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recruiters are bloodhounds. 53% of them also noted that the candidate cheated on their diplomas and qualifications... A practice more popular in the Ile-de-France than in the province (55 % vs 33%). Conversely, it distorts more the facts on his professional experience in the region (67% vs. 55%).
The candidates tend to overestimate how frequently their abilities as their knowledge of languages (33 %), but also the technical skills (39%), management (16%) and project management (12%).
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All these elements are reflected't want to get a job at any price? Only 17% of ceo and managers have to detect errors on the previous remuneration of the candidates.
The study also reveals that recruiters in the Ile-de-France are significantly less supportive with the lie that their counterparts in the rest of France (49 % vs. 28 %). It is always good to know for those who want to try...
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keep in mind in any case: a RESUME lie can justify a dismissal.