Most of the job seekers lie to their respective interviewer in order to draw attraction or gain impression. Mostly candidates attending interview will be pre-planned about lies that they need to say in order to impress interviewer.
When conducted a survey on interviewees, 60 % of them admitted that they lied during an interview and 40% said they lied to grab the interviewer's attraction.
When surveyed candidates have admitted that they have lied on the different topics that includes 67% of previous job salary, 61% on qualifications or grades, 58% candidates have lied on years of work experience and 54% have never said proper reason for their leaving. Reports show that more than 44% of interviewees have lied on their IT or General skills and 32% of candidates attending interview will lie about the their personal status.
Here are few famous examples of celebrities who lied to build their professional career:
Scott Thompson, the former Yahoo CEO has claimed that he holds a bachelor degree in computer science but records have proven that he pursued accountancy course while being at university.
Lee Mcqueen, winner of fourth series of Apprentice has lied on CV that he spent more than four years in the university where has pursued his professional course for only four months.