Exaggerating in Resumes

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Should I exaggerate on my resume?

Exaggerating in Resumes

You should neither exaggerate nor lie on your resume. This is not simply advice that will make the world a better place; this will make your job search a better job search.

It's quite likely that your exaggerations will be exposed during a background check or an interview. Not only will you be risking immediate removal from the candidate pool, but it might taint your reputation in the industry.

   

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