Liar for hire? Fake CVs flood India job market

job-seekersManagers of an IT company in New Delhi were puzzled as they sifted through a pile of CVs – as many as 30 job seekers claimed to have worked previously for the same employer.

Unwilling to take any chances, the managers approached a firm of professional sleuths that specialises in screening background information given by prospective employees.

What emerged left them stunned.

The “employer” turned out to be an owner of a dingy one-room mobile repair shop who was pretending to be an HR manager of a fake IT firm. (NEW DELHI: AFP)

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