As the demand for quality employees increases and with a growing number of people seeking work it is vital that employers are able to identify CV's that have been embellished. Employees are under great pressure to stand out from the crowd and often this is achieved by "extending the truth" or creating a "little white lie" in order to get a foot in the door. However, whilst claiming "salesperson of the year award" or "fluency in Japanese" can give prospective employees the upper hand in securing an interview, there are legal implications. In addition, recruiting someone who has an embellished CV can have damaging effects on business.
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