Your Resume — What Information Do Employers Verify?

A recent Society for Human Resources Management survey found that 98% of employers check resume information (always: 76%, sometimes: 22%).

What do they verify?

  1. Former employers (95%).
  2. Employment dates (90%).
  3. Job titles (89%).
  4. Degrees (75%).
  5. Job responsibilities (75%).
  6. Certifications, licenses, etc. (74%).

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Updated June 2017

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