Interesting Industry Information on Employment and Background
- 9 percent
of job applicants falsely claimed they had a college degree,
listed false employers, or identified jobs that didn't exist
according to Resume Inflation: Two Wrongs May Mean No Rights.
- As many
as 30 percent of jobseekers exaggerate their accomplishments,
and about 10 percent seriously misrepresent their background
according to The Complete Reference Checking Book.
to the Recruiting Times, it costs $7,000 to replace a salaried
employee, $10,000 to replace a mid-level employee and $40,000
to replace a senior executive.
to the NIOSH a workplace homicide will cost a business approximately
- The Bureau
of Labor Statistics reports that approximately half of businesses
with more than 1,000 employees have had an incident of workplace
- 30 percent
of all business failures are caused by employee theft, according
to the American Management Association and U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
On average, in U.S. businesses, at least half of all new hires
"don't work out" according to Fortune.
Inc. reported that according to a recent survey of retail establishments
representing over 13,000 stores with combined 2005 annual sales
in excess of $519 billion, one in every 26.5 employees (out
of 1.8 millions) was apprehended for theft from their employer.