Essentials Update: How to Spot a Dodgy CV

Published November 08, 2018 Views: 1341

In this month’s episode of the Better Business Podcast Essentials Update we take a look at one of the most vexing issues in the recruitment process – Dodgy CVs.

Our Employment Relations Expert Thorunn Arnadottir stops by to teach us how to spot a dodgy CV, offers common tips for employers to vet candidates, and what you can do if you’ve hired a candidate you suspect has lied to get the job.

In this episode, we learn:

  • How to spot inconsistencies in an application form
  • How to ask the right questions without risking an Adverse Action claim
  • How discrepancies between job titles and duties can be a tell-tale sign of a dodgy CV
  • The importance of the job description, interview and reference check process
  • When it’s ok to discipline and terminate an employee who has lied on their CV

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