What age group tends to lie the most on their resumes? That would be those doggone Millenials, according to a new survey.
GoBankingRates.com surveyed more than 1,000 individuals of various age groups and found that for the most part, people tell the truth on their resumes. 5% admitted to lying with millennials being twice as likely to lie at 11%.
Meanwhile, Generation Z, the generation born between 1996 and 2010 was the most “tempted to lie” with 14% claiming they considered it when applying to jobs. 38% of people said that they lied about their work experience, 31% of people said they lied about their dates of employment. Meanwhile, 16% of people lied about their job titles, 15% about references and 11% of college education, according to FoxNews.com.
Have you ever lied on your resume?