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Have you ever lied on your resume to get a job?

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No. I’m legit an expert in pandemic rapid response and economic recovery

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Samsies!

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👀 that’s how I got into D. I didn’t “lie” just Stretched the truth....

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D1: added a green dot

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I spent over a decade in consulting before jumping for industry. My resume says I made impacts during that time period, does that count as a lie? 🤷‍♂️

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Best one😀😀. You made an impact and Industry are feeling that now

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No

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Does glorifying some projects count as lying?

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Not any more than I was lied to in the info session

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Less than my partner does

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Thats also an art, as long as you can justify what you write on the resume thats fine with me.. life is short to only learn from your own experiences.

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I might need to, because some job description lied about the nature of my work so it's not really helping me exit

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Nobody lies on their resume. They just select the parts of the truth they want to share. It’s how everyone plays the game.

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Truth doesn’t have versioning. It’s diff from SharePoint/Box etc

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Lied about having service industry experience to get my first restaurant job in NY. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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Why would you? That shit is easily searchable and I’m pretty sure you have to attest that it’s true

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No, never. I do have a security clearance so lying on my resume would be a red flag. But even before that, I never did lie it doesn’t worth it

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Most people stretch the truth on their resumes 🤷‍♂️

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Anything I worked on, I actually led, architected, managed and maybe even sold. Dead serious

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Nope.

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Nice try HR

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My resume policy

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Yes I made up an internship. My school required one to graduate and I must have been rejected from 30+ companies. I feel pretty justified about it considering companies never really care/ask about what I did during it ever 🙄

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Everyone stretches the truth!

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