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Imagine this scenario: You’ve identified a good candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a respected state school. You know this because it said so on her resume and application. Maybe she even included a scan of her degree. Your human resources duties are done for the week. But are they? Resume Misrepresentation Misrepresentation of educational…

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Most employers conduct background checks on job applicants as part of the hiring process. A background check can uncover important information such as criminal convictions and can allow an employer to verify an applicant’s education and previous employment. Some employers also check candidates’ credit if they would be working in positions that involve handling money.…

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Employers in most fields have educational requirements when they hire applicants for open positions. Businesses want to choose candidates who have degrees or certifications that are relevant to the position to make sure that they have the knowledge and skills necessary to do the job. Some Job Applicants Provide False Information about Education Unfortunately, some…

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