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White lies can ruin your integrity – and worse
Higher Education Degree Datacheck says a third of people embellish or exaggerate their academic qualifications when applying for jobs. Nicola Wensley, director of fashion appointment in our consumer practice recently wrote an article for Drapers about falsifications on CVs and possible repercussions of bending the truth to get a job.
In the article called White lies can ruin your integrity – and worse, Nicola talks about her recent experience with this issue. A senior candidate ‘embellished’ his CV a long time ago and this embellishment finally caught up with him 20 years later. Nicola discusses the line between a white lie and actual fraud, and how even what you might perceive as a harmless exaggeration, could have a disastrous effect on your career.
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