If you’ve been fibbing ever so slightly on your resume, a fib is still a fib no matter how big or small.
And according to a new CareerBuilder survey, it’s pretty likely you’ll get caught; 58 percent of hiring managers in the survey mentioned they have caught a lie.
As for repercussions, half of employers indicated they would automatically dismiss a candidate if they caught a lie whereas 40 percent mentioned it really depends on what the candidate actually lied about. Seven percent revealed they would overlook the fib if they liked the candidate. Read more