When it comes to creating resumes, honesty is the best policy. But sometimes, the prospect of a brand-new, shiny job can convince even the most honest person to add a little bit of puffery to their resume. Based on these tales from Redditors who admit to lying on their resumes, we can see that this type of strategy can have a number of different and surprising outcomes.
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This Journalist Who Actually Failed Basic English.
This Person Who Has Never Lied, But Maybe Should.
The Intern Who Probably Wouldn’t Do It Again.
This Bad Advice About Faking It Till You Make It.
And All Of Us Who Claim To Be Proficient at Microsoft Excel.