A recent survey of 2,000 office workers found that men were more likely to lie on their CV – with 42% admitting to doing so in the past, compared with 38% of female jobseekers, the Express reports.
The study conducted by hiring app Job Today found that, across the board, both male and female jobseekers revealed that fear of competition was the main drive behind their exaggerated CV profiles.
And, it seems that this a more regular occurrence than recruiters may have given credit for. A quarter (24%) of those surveyed admitted to regularly stretching the truth on their CVs to secure employment.
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