Recruiters `fail to check CV qualification claims'

Prickett, Ruth
October 1998
People Management;10/29/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 21, p13
Reports that some companies in Scotland do not check whether job candidates are lying about their qualifications. Results of a research made into the employment practices of Scottish companies; Effect of failure among recruiters to check candidates' qualifications; Need to test skills such as languages or knowledge of computer programs.


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