How to Tell If a Candidate Is Lying on Their Resume

June 5, 2018

There are three main ways to tell if a job candidate is lying on their resume.

There are three main ways to tell if a job candidate is lying on their resume, says Stacy Pursell, BA, CPC, CERS, founder and CEO of The VET Recruiter.

  • If there are inconsistencies or time gaps on their resume that are not explained by the candidate.
  • If they describe their skills in an ambiguous way.
  • If their references don't tell you what the candidate told you.