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Liars Index® Retreats in First Half of 2012

The Liars Index®, which tracks false education claims on resumes, was at an all time high in the back half of 2011, reaching a record 27.27%. For the first half of 2012, the degree of degree lying moderated to 20.69%, but the moving average of the prior two years held relatively steady, at 21.62%, vs. the 21.80% level of six months ago.

Reprinted with permission of Jude Werra, Jude M. Werra & Associates, Brookfield, WI

Reprinted with permission of Jude Werra, Jude M. Werra & Associates, Brookfield, WI

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W. Barry Nixon is the COO, PreemploymentDirectory.com the leading background screening information portal and online worldwide directory of professional background screening firms and Suppliers to the background screening industry. He co-authored the landmark book, Background Screening & Investigations: Managing Hiring Risk from the HR and Security Perspective. He also is the publisher of award winning newsletters, The Background Buzz and The Global Background Screener, and the author of the Background Checks column in PI Magazine.

In addition, Barry is a past recipient of the elite ‘Top 25 Influential People in Security’ by Security Magazine and past Co-Chair, International Committee for the National Association for Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). He currently serves as a Global Ambassador for NAPBS.

You can contact Barry at 1-949-770-5264 or online at wbnixon@preemploymentdirectory.com