Talos president, Trevor Simm, is requoted in this article from The Cheat Sheet about why people fudge their resumes.
Job ads often come accompanied with a laundry list of skills that employers want to see in their ideal candidate. While they may know finding someone with all those skills is virtually impossible, they’ve decided to cast a wide net. “There is a concern among companies that are hiring that if a job description is too narrow, then they won’t attract a reasonable number of applicants,” Trevor Simm, the founder and president of OpalStaff and Talos Solutions, told Dice.
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