85% of financial service firms have uncovered lies on CVs

85% of financial service firms have uncovered lies on CVs

85% of HR and risk professionals in the financial services have experienced candidates presenting false information on their CVs or on job applications, study reveals.

The study, conducted by HireRight, also found that 75% uncovered flaws in applicants' CVs during the screening process that, otherwise, wouldn’t have been found.

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