Lying on a resume might get you fired. You’re not only breaking your employer’s trust but also breaching the contract, especially when you signed a declaration that what you’ve presented on your job application is accurate. On top of that, you’re making your reputation go down the drain.
When can you possibly get caught? There are plenty of situations, actually: you can make a slip in front of your boss and coworkers, have your skills verified with a task, or get third parties to find out about the inconsistencies during background checks.
Still wondering how many people do it and how? Or maybe you’d like to hear what recruiters have to say about it? Read more on whether it’s okay to lie on a resume.
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