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By Dolly Chia MORE job applicants are lying about their employment history, with those in the IT as well as banking and financial services among the biggest culprits. According to First Advantage, a provider of employment screening solutions, the proportion of employees misrepresenting their qualifications on their resume in Asia-Pacific rose to 4.4 per cent this year from 3.2 per cent last year....Reported in a local media. What do the 4.4 percentage points mean? It means that if we have 100,000 Employment Pass holders, 4,400 of them have false CVs. If the number is 300,000, probably the size of our EP, just my guesstimate, the number of false CVs working and living with us is a staggering 13,200. And it could be much more as many are still undetected. What is unacceptable, not that they are laughing at our stupidity, is that these jobs could have gone to our pressure coo...

Full article: http://mysingaporenews.blogspot.com/2011/09/false-cvs-on-...

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