Resume    Suicide   Hot Tips
Many Job Seekers… Are Resume Liars
50-60 % Job Seekers        Lie
32 %Lie About Tenure
15 %Lie About Designation
2%Lie About Compensation
Resume    Suicide   Hot Tips     #1
StretchingDates        ofEmployment
ExampleSep 2009
ExampleSep 2009      June 2009
ExampleOR
Example       OR2009
Example       OR2009            2008
Faking Employment Dates
Faking Employment Dates          X          PTo        E          RInflate   I          E          N          C          E
Faking Employment Dates          X          PTo        E          RInflate   I S DOWNRIGHT          E          N          ...
Faking Employment Dates          X          PTo        E          RInflate   I S DOWNRIGHT              I          E S    ...
Faking Employment Dates   =Resume   Suicide
Resume    Suicide   Hot Tips     #2
InflatingResumeAccomplishments        Suicide
Inflating one‟s acquired Skills
& Accomplishments
= Resume Suicide
If Steve saved 20 %In his past company
20 % costreduction
Or Increased 20 %     In Sales
20 % increase   in sales
Would it harm  To say
Would it harm  To say   200 %
200 %increase in   sales
After allEvery body does it
But These DaysSteve‟s lie can be Easily detected
Some recruiters   Ignore it
Some recruiters   Deplore it
Some recruiters    Hate it
Because such candidates    Do get caught
And the recruiterGets embarrassed
Or the recruiter Loses a client
Or the recruiterGets a Bad Reputation
The Candidate ?   Gets Fired
Or The CandidateGets Blacklisted
Or The CandidateFaces Disciplinary Action
All because ofA simple decimal change200.00 instead of 20.00
All because ofA simple decimal change200.00 instead of 20.00A stupid mistake in Resume
Background Verification Companies     Are Creating Awareness       About Resume Lies
Employment Verification Companies           CRP  AMS Inform Crederity AuthBridge First Advantage
Which is WhyGetting Away with Lies  Is Getting Difficult
Inflating Accomplishments   =Resume   Suicide
Resume    Suicide   Hot Tips     #3
EnhancingResume     Suicide& Responsibilities
Let‟s take Steve‟s example
Steve is a Hot Shot Employee in His Company
He is aDeputy    Manager
Currently he is looking to apply to a jobWhich requiresexperience as a              Manager
But Steve is aDeputy    Manager
However, he works like a    Manager
Handles responsibilities like a       Manager
And in absence of manager, he is the Acting             Manager
So, By Striking off that „Deputy‟ He is able to apply to the jobDeputy       Manager
After all Steve has a family to care
And   expenses to meet
But if Steve TakesGoogle‟s  Help
He Mightwrite anHonestResume
Exaggerating Education or Fabricating Degree         =Resume        Suicide
Resume    Suicide   Hot Tips     #4
U N E X P L A I N E DEMPLOY         MENT         GAP
Unexplained Periods of   "Self Employment"
Some recruitersConsider employment gaps as Red Flag
Some recruitersSeek clarification on employment gaps
Some recruitersDo not pre judge a candidate but check how a candidate   explains the gap
Employment Gaps  Are Not Bad
U N E X P L A I N E D      Employment Gaps          Are Bad
U N E X P L A I N E D      Employment Gaps            =Resume     Suicide
Resume    Suicide   Hot Tips     #5
Resume     Suicide   Credentials
Recollect them ?
Adam WheelerKicked out of Harvard,charged criminally in May 2010For Faking his Education
“Sir” Robert IrvineHad to Publicly ApologizeLost Renewal of Employment ContractFor Faking his Past Employment
Michael BrownHad to ResignFor Faking his Experience
Several Untold Stories Resonate These   Resume Liars
1. Do not Exaggerate Employment Dates
2. Do not Exaggerate Titles / Responsibility
3. Do not Fabricate Your Degree
4. Do not Leave Employment Gap Unexplained
5. Do not Fake your Credentials
Suicide By ResumeIs not a one time Occurrence
Suicide By ResumeRepeats every time a fake resume is used
StopSuicide By Resume
Ashish Dasharathiashish.dasharathi@gmail.com
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  1. 1. Resume Suicide Hot Tips
  2. 2. Many Job Seekers… Are Resume Liars
  3. 3. 50-60 % Job Seekers Lie
  4. 4. 32 %Lie About Tenure
  5. 5. 15 %Lie About Designation
  6. 6. 2%Lie About Compensation
  7. 7. Resume Suicide Hot Tips #1
  8. 8. StretchingDates ofEmployment
  9. 9. ExampleSep 2009
  10. 10. ExampleSep 2009 June 2009
  11. 11. ExampleOR
  12. 12. Example OR2009
  13. 13. Example OR2009 2008
  14. 14. Faking Employment Dates
  15. 15. Faking Employment Dates X PTo E RInflate I E N C E
  16. 16. Faking Employment Dates X PTo E RInflate I S DOWNRIGHT E N C E
  17. 17. Faking Employment Dates X PTo E RInflate I S DOWNRIGHT I E S G N U C S T E I N G
  18. 18. Faking Employment Dates =Resume Suicide
  19. 19. Resume Suicide Hot Tips #2
  20. 20. InflatingResumeAccomplishments Suicide
  21. 21. Inflating one‟s acquired Skills
  22. 22. & Accomplishments
  23. 23. = Resume Suicide
  24. 24. If Steve saved 20 %In his past company
  25. 25. 20 % costreduction
  26. 26. Or Increased 20 % In Sales
  27. 27. 20 % increase in sales
  28. 28. Would it harm To say
  29. 29. Would it harm To say 200 %
  30. 30. 200 %increase in sales
  31. 31. After allEvery body does it
  32. 32. But These DaysSteve‟s lie can be Easily detected
  33. 33. Some recruiters Ignore it
  34. 34. Some recruiters Deplore it
  35. 35. Some recruiters Hate it
  36. 36. Because such candidates Do get caught
  37. 37. And the recruiterGets embarrassed
  38. 38. Or the recruiter Loses a client
  39. 39. Or the recruiterGets a Bad Reputation
  40. 40. The Candidate ? Gets Fired
  41. 41. Or The CandidateGets Blacklisted
  42. 42. Or The CandidateFaces Disciplinary Action
  43. 43. All because ofA simple decimal change200.00 instead of 20.00
  44. 44. All because ofA simple decimal change200.00 instead of 20.00A stupid mistake in Resume
  45. 45. Background Verification Companies Are Creating Awareness About Resume Lies
  46. 46. Employment Verification Companies CRP AMS Inform Crederity AuthBridge First Advantage
  47. 47. Which is WhyGetting Away with Lies Is Getting Difficult
  48. 48. Inflating Accomplishments =Resume Suicide
  49. 49. Resume Suicide Hot Tips #3
  50. 50. EnhancingResume Suicide& Responsibilities
  51. 51. Let‟s take Steve‟s example
  52. 52. Steve is a Hot Shot Employee in His Company
  53. 53. He is aDeputy Manager
  54. 54. Currently he is looking to apply to a jobWhich requiresexperience as a Manager
  55. 55. But Steve is aDeputy Manager
  56. 56. However, he works like a Manager
  57. 57. Handles responsibilities like a Manager
  58. 58. And in absence of manager, he is the Acting Manager
  59. 59. So, By Striking off that „Deputy‟ He is able to apply to the jobDeputy Manager
  60. 60. After all Steve has a family to care
  61. 61. And expenses to meet
  62. 62. But if Steve TakesGoogle‟s Help
  63. 63. He Mightwrite anHonestResume
  64. 64. Exaggerating Education or Fabricating Degree =Resume Suicide
  65. 65. Resume Suicide Hot Tips #4
  66. 66. U N E X P L A I N E DEMPLOY MENT GAP
  67. 67. Unexplained Periods of "Self Employment"
  68. 68. Some recruitersConsider employment gaps as Red Flag
  69. 69. Some recruitersSeek clarification on employment gaps
  70. 70. Some recruitersDo not pre judge a candidate but check how a candidate explains the gap
  71. 71. Employment Gaps Are Not Bad
  72. 72. U N E X P L A I N E D Employment Gaps Are Bad
  73. 73. U N E X P L A I N E D Employment Gaps =Resume Suicide
  74. 74. Resume Suicide Hot Tips #5
  75. 75. Resume Suicide Credentials
  76. 76. Recollect them ?
  77. 77. Adam WheelerKicked out of Harvard,charged criminally in May 2010For Faking his Education
  78. 78. “Sir” Robert IrvineHad to Publicly ApologizeLost Renewal of Employment ContractFor Faking his Past Employment
  79. 79. Michael BrownHad to ResignFor Faking his Experience
  80. 80. Several Untold Stories Resonate These Resume Liars
  81. 81. 1. Do not Exaggerate Employment Dates
  82. 82. 2. Do not Exaggerate Titles / Responsibility
  83. 83. 3. Do not Fabricate Your Degree
  84. 84. 4. Do not Leave Employment Gap Unexplained
  85. 85. 5. Do not Fake your Credentials
  86. 86. Suicide By ResumeIs not a one time Occurrence
  87. 87. Suicide By ResumeRepeats every time a fake resume is used
  88. 88. StopSuicide By Resume
  89. 89. Ashish Dasharathiashish.dasharathi@gmail.com

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