Error rate on job applications are its highest in 5 years!

Errors on job applications are at the highest level seen since 2011, according to recent research.

Nearly two thirds (63 per cent) of job applications in the first quarter of 2015 contained errors, according to the latest research from HireRight, the candidate due diligence company. In fact, the proportion of inaccurate applications is at its highest level since 2011.

According to the research, more than a third (36 per cent) of applications contain errors about employment history, while in nearly three in ten (30 per cent) applications claims about professional qualifications and memberships are wrong.

We have reinforced how important accuracy is on both your CV and job applications; we advise double check everything and where possible get a second set of eyes to review! You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression!