Former Google senior vice president Laszlo Bock says he reviewed more than 20,000 resumes while at the company. According to inc.com, he found five mistakes repeated over and over.
What jumps out on the list is #5:
“There are a lot of things you could lie about on a résumé, and Bock has seen them all: work experience, college degrees, GPAs, sales results. Once you tell a lie during the hiring process, if it is discovered you will face consequences. Above all else, lying is unethical. And who wants an unethical employee? Says Laszlo: ‘Putting a lie on your résumé is never, ever, ever worth it. Everyone, up to and including CEOs, gets fired for this. (Google ‘CEO fired for lying on résumé’ and see.)’”
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Link to the full article on inc.com here.