Simple omission, small falsification or big invention, in the world of work where the competition is stiff and the prospect of unemployment frightens, it can be tempting to “embellish” your CV to better your odds at finding a job. But is it really useful to falsify your professional experiences, invent degrees and hide inactivity? No, it isn’t!
Protect your Reputation by Remaining Honest on your CV
Legally, you do not risk much except if you choose a regulated profession for which a diploma is compulsory (nurse, lawyer, etc.). But that does not mean you do not risk anything at all. And depending on the nature of the lie, the consequences can be hard to bear. First and foremost, you risk being discredited. If lying on your CV is easy, it is much less during an interview, especially when the recruiter is a master in the art of unmasking counterfeiters.
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