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More than a Third of Temp CVs have Inaccuracies

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A new report has found that more than a third (36.3%) of CV checks on contingent workers found inaccuracies.

The study, by from background screening firm First Advantage, looked at checks carried out in EMEA between January 2011 and June 2014.

Contingent staff includes contractors, consultants, temps, seasonal workers and external staff, who account for approximately ten per cent of an organisation’s workforce – a figure that is set to rise.

Inaccuracies on contingent worker CVs were uncovered in almost half (48.1%) of all education history checks, more than a third (35.6%) of employment history checks and more than a fifth (22%) of professional checks (qualifications, licenses and memberships).

SOURCE: recruitmentgrapevine.com

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