Posts Tagged ‘resume’

Tall Tales from the Hiring Process: Employers Spot Résumé Lies

The available labor pool is tightening, and you may be eager to fill empty or new positions at your business. But, this eagerness shouldn’t cause you to rush the recruitment process. According to a report from Career Builder, three-quarters of hiring managers have caught job seekers lying on their résumés. In fact, some résumés lacked […]

28 Aug 18 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Applicant lies on his resume

Blunders, Puffery and Lies: Employers Report Cringe-Worthy Resumes

In a recent CareerBuilder survey, 75 percent of HR managers reported finding a lie on a resume. Given that nearly 40 percent of all HR managers spend less than a minute looking at a resume, according to the survey — and almost 1 in 5 spending less than 30 seconds — it’s clear that job […]

3 Oct 17 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Résumé Failures

In an recent annual survey, CareerBuilder asked hiring and human resources managers about the biggest résumé blunders they have seen come their way — some could be chalked up to errors in judgment while others are bold lies. With the majority of employers (70 percent) spending less than five minutes reviewing a résumé, and half […]

18 Aug 15 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »