Common questions

What can I lie about on my resume?

What can I lie about on my resume?

Lying on Your Resume? Here’s How You’ll Get CaughtYour alma mater can’t confirm you graduated. You can’t pass a skills test. Dates don’t add up. Your resume and cover letter don’t match. Your job titles are too good to be true. You’re vague about your skills and experience. Your body language betrays you. Your references don’t back you up.

How do you fake a resume experience?

The 6 Most Effective Ways to Lie on Your ResumeFake Education. Having a certain education is often a minimum requirement for most job postings. Fake Experience. The “Work Experience” section forms the bulk of most resumes, and with good reason. Fake Skills. Fake Name. Fake Threats. Fake References.

What happens if you fake your resume?

If you’re caught lying before you’re hired, you won’t get a job offer. If the organization discovers you lied after you’ve been put on the payroll, you can be fired. Lying on your resume can also impact your future employment.