Exaggerated information on a CV is not a new problem, but the idea of fabricating details to boost your apparent experience or qualification levels is usually met with an “everybody does it” attitude. As the job market is becoming increasingly competitive however, employers are quickly tightening regulations to end these practices.
As the competition in today’s job market grows, performing background checks on potential employees is growing in popularity. This can be extremely important when the role requires very specific skills and experience. So how can these pre-screening verification checks help both recruiters and job seekers in the current climate?