Blog Roll: Lying on Resume: Hiding the Elephant

Jason Morris

The examples used in this blog are older but the advice is the same; don’t lie on your resume. Some of the comments on the blog are rather scary, one says you should lie, why not? He/She goes on to say:

” You’re just a number to the HR folks. If you hit your numbers, it don’t matter. Only sentimental fools tell the truth. From what I’m seeing on TV, no one cares.”

We know this couldn’t be further from the truth, especially with HR departments that conduct thorough background checks.  HR folks do care! Their job is to bring qualified personnel into their organizations.  In many ways an organizations success and failure begins and ends with them!

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Jason Morris

President & Chief Operating Officer at EmployeeScreenIQ
A veteran screening and risk management professional, Jason Morris founded EmployeeScreenIQ in 1999 and acts as the company’s chief operating officer and president. Morris is a frequent speaker delivering captivating, interactive discussions on background checks, global screening, recruitment and staffing. He educates audiences in best practice initiatives as they relate to organizational employment screening programs. Morris has been quoted in numerous business and industry publications including The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC.com, USA Today, New York Times, among others. He is also a licensed private investigator in the states of Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, Arizona and Nevada.
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