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More Than Eight in 10 Finance Directors Question the Trustworthiness of LinkedIn Profiles

  • Four in 10 (39%) finance directors cite ‘opportunity to exaggerate experience/skills’ as the main reason for lack of trust
  • Experience (65%), references (38%) and education (37%) deemed the most important elements in a LinkedIn profile
  • Directly received employment applications considered more trustworthy than LinkedIn profiles

More than eight in 10 (82%) finance directors question the trustworthiness and accuracy of a potential candidate’s LinkedIn profile, according to new research from leading recruitment specialist Robert Half UK. When questioned, more than two thirds (68%) said that they found the information ‘sometimes’ and ‘never’ (14%) reliable. Continue reading

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