In most professions it’s necessary to have a resume to apply for a job. In some cases, it might seem tempting to lie on it, so you sound like the better candidate.
79 percent of respondents said they were never found out for lying. More, the 14 percent of people who were exposed said nothing happened. Only 7 percent of workers who lied said they faced negative consequences.
Despite most liars going undetected, Zippia noted it is bad form to mislead potential employers, writing, “No one wants to hire a liar.”