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The Most Common Lies People Tell On Their Resumes

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Though they have a longstanding place in the corporate world, today resumes are becoming less and less effective. Sure, resumes may look great, and make great promises, but they are rife with embellishments.

It’s no wonder as to why. Did you know that 80% of resumes are intentionally misleading. Misleading about every possible aspect of employment history.

 

The most common lies, in order of appearance, are:

 

Hiding employment gapsBogus college degreesExperience embellishmentClaiming higher salary from previous jobsRaised grade point averageLanguage proficiency
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5 Interview Skills That Will Get You Hired - BusinessNewsDaily

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Job interviews are arguably some of the most important meetings you will ever have in your life.
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How to Answer Job Interview Questions by John Louie Ramos | Career Path

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Job interviews can be a real headache even for those job seekers who have done countless of interviews already.

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3 Tips for Writing Effective Cover Letters During Your Job Hunt - PayScale Career News

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As annoying and monotonous as they may seem, cover letters might just be the most important aspect of your job application.
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How to Knock Their Socks Off in a Job Interview - Huffington Post

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How to Knock Their Socks Off in a Job Interview Huffington Post In a discussion last week with the head of recruiting for a technology company (we'll call him "Joe" in this post), Joe emphasized that the biggest problem he sees for job seekers is...
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Worst Job Interview Mistakes - Business Insider

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According to a new CareerBuilder survey, these are the most outrageous interview blunders hiring managers have ever seen.
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At Hilton Worldwide, job interviews are going digital

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The hotel giant says digital video job interviews are saving time and money and are helping it find better workers.
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Top 10 Curriculum Vitae (CV) Writing Tips

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The top 10 tips for writing a CV, including formatting a curriculum vitae, what to include in a CV, examples and templates and advice on writing covering letters for curriculum vitae.

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What not to do in the interview | The Work Buzz

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Consider this your list of what won't get you hired. (Remember: Your body language is being evaluated by hiring managers.
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8 Tips To Dress For Interview Success - Forbes

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If a man wore a dark suit to a job interview in California (or any warm climate) in August for a position as a construction worker, the hiring manager might think the man had lost his mind.
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5 Questions to Ask During Your Job Interview - Mashable

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5 Questions to Ask During Your Job Interview Mashable It's easy to feel like you're in the hot seat during a job interview — you really want the position, you're battling all sorts of jitters and it certainly doesn't help that the stern executive...
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30 Infographic Resumes for Inspiration

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A few years back, presenting an infographic résumé was something completely unthinkable, even if you were applying to a job where creativity and graphic skills were important. It simply didn’t happen. Then, with the rise of the online portfolios and social networks, it became more common to present professional background and skills with a more visual appeal.

 

Today, infographics seem to be everywhere and web services will transform your social media activity and LinkedIn profile into visual displays, making it possible for those without the necessary graphic abilities to have their own illustrated curriculum.

Though popular, the resume as infographic trend is fairly new to employers, so the best option for most professionals is to look at them as a supplement to the traditional format. If you decide to create your own, look around for examples- they range from the complex to those with a more minimalistic approach. Both types can be effective, if the objective is to stand out from the crowd...

 

Visit the link for a gallery of varied and creative infographic resumes for creative and graphic design inspiration.


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The 5 Biggest Resume Debates Among Recruiters—Finally ...

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There's a lot of resume advice out there—much of it hotly debated. Here's how to read between the lines and create the best resume for you.
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