Misrepresenting their education is one of the most common things people do on their resumes. Some may simply extend the truth a bit but others tell blatant lies and hope they won’t be caught. Scott Samuels, CEO of executive search firm Horizon Hospitality, cited a prime example. One hopeful listed Cornell School of Hotel Management on their resume when they had only taken one online class.
Most people, according to a recent poll, choose to sprinkle their resume with a few lies. The survey by staffing firm OfficeTeam found that 46% of respondents knew someone who included false information on their resumes. And of those, half were between the ages of 18 and 34. READ ENTIRE ARTICLE>>