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Old 07-31-2012, 05:39 AM
 
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However, I know some people who have gotten away with these little lies and have done well in their careers.
Agreed.
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Old 07-31-2012, 09:23 AM
 
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My own opinion on honesty is that I wouldn't be willing to hire someone who deliberately lies on a resume or application. I'm also aware that there's a lot of jobs that people don't say much about or they leave off their resume for various reasons. If you had an employer that you worked for briefly that pulled a BS stunt on you, then I'd probably leave them off the resume. Of course, if the company you're interviewing at is lying to you, then I'd feed them a line of **** as well. But, if an employer isn't upfront with you on the positions they're offering, would it be wise to even take a job with them? It's a shame there are so many ****ty employers out there now. I can see where resume fudging and lying on applications is widespread now thanks to so much BS from these employers.
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Old 07-31-2012, 02:06 PM
 
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Some places are weird and they wouldn't let you get away with unemployment gaps. For example, at one agency I applied to they had to cite that I worked five years nonstop because I was just going to school. In reality, I hadn't worked at all.
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