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How much do you embellish your resume/CV   [Edit]

Survey period: 13 Sep 2010 to 20 Sep 2010

Embellishing a resume is part of the game, but you do realise that employers have heard of Google and can use a phone, right? (suggested by El Corazon)

OptionVotes% 
None47379.23
I exaggerate my skills (If I've read about it I'm an expert)518.54
I take some team achievements as my own528.71
Anything I teamed on I take full credit for172.85
All team achievements are now my own50.84
A mythical promotion50.84
Mythical qualifications and certifications71.17
Straight out fairy tales142.35
Other172.85
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

View optional text answers (35 answers)


 
GeneralI have no reason to exaggerate Pin
Marc Clifton13-Sep-10 4:24
mvaMarc Clifton13-Sep-10 4:24 
GeneralRe: I have no reason to exaggerate Pin
Xiangyang Liu 刘向阳14-Sep-10 1:08
Xiangyang Liu 刘向阳14-Sep-10 1:08 
GeneralI go the other way Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic13-Sep-10 3:17
Nemanja Trifunovic13-Sep-10 3:17 
GeneralI try to "forget" obsolote technology Pin
nmarcel12-Sep-10 23:20
nmarcel12-Sep-10 23:20 
GeneralRe: I try to "forget" obsolote technology Pin
RedSonja13-Sep-10 23:08
RedSonja13-Sep-10 23:08 
GeneralLinkedin works as well Pin
Mycroft Holmes12-Sep-10 22:28
professionalMycroft Holmes12-Sep-10 22:28 
GeneralRe: Linkedin works as well Pin
Xiangyang Liu 刘向阳14-Sep-10 1:07
Xiangyang Liu 刘向阳14-Sep-10 1:07 
GeneralRe: Linkedin works as well Pin
Mycroft Holmes14-Sep-10 12:41
professionalMycroft Holmes14-Sep-10 12:41 
GeneralOwl Stretching Time. Pin
Dalek Dave12-Sep-10 21:44
professionalDalek Dave12-Sep-10 21:44 
GeneralRe: Owl Stretching Time. Pin
ed welch13-Sep-10 0:12
ed welch13-Sep-10 0:12 
GeneralRe: Owl Stretching Time. Pin
Not Active13-Sep-10 2:28
mentorNot Active13-Sep-10 2:28 
General100% honesty so far. Pin
John M. Drescher12-Sep-10 18:45
John M. Drescher12-Sep-10 18:45 
GeneralRe: 100% honesty so far. Pin
Anand Todkar12-Sep-10 20:52
Anand Todkar12-Sep-10 20:52 
GeneralRe: 100% honesty so far. Pin
RugbyLeague13-Sep-10 0:43
RugbyLeague13-Sep-10 0:43 
GeneralRe: 100% honesty so far. Pin
Henry Minute13-Sep-10 10:11
Henry Minute13-Sep-10 10:11 
GeneralRe: 100% honesty so far. Pin
Gary Wheeler13-Sep-10 23:29
Gary Wheeler13-Sep-10 23:29 

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