Your resume can carry a lot of weight in the grand scheme of your job search, so it's important to know what mistakes to avoid on that crucial document. Now you're probably aware that having grammatical errors or typos is a good way to get your resume tossed out, but did you know that lying on your resume is just as egregious an offense, if not more so? But of the various lies you might tell on your resume, there's none worse than claiming to hold an academic degree you don't have, according to data from job site TopResume. And that's reason enough to be up front about your academic standing, even if it means putting yourself at a disadvantage.
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You've lied on your resume or stretched the truth a little or a lot, and now you're worried. Can you get caught? What happens if an employer finds out that your resume or job application isn't accurate? What do you now?
One of the first checks a human resources professional will make is to ensure you were employed where you said you were employed, during the dates reflected on your resume. If you do have a short stint on your resume and no references to show for it, you have to weigh the pros and cons of including that position. The worst thing you can do is lie about it.
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