Padded Executive Resumes: Are Hiring Corporations Getting What They Ask For?

We look up to our bosses. They've acquired a status many strive to achieve. Keeping up with high-achievers can be daunting and make a person feel somewhat inferior. So while we cluck away at completing those degrees and paying our dues at each career rung, discovering people aren't always who they say they are is a deep form of betrayal both to colleagues and companies alike. What if some who surpass you in line for career succession get there by false representation? Would you hold your integrity and wait patiently for advancement, or would you also resort to something less favorable?

Resume padding has hit new heights as several high-profile executives have been accused of inflating work skills and academic credentials just during the first half of this year. Gregory Probert, President/COO of Herbalife, doesn't possess an MBA, although his resume states otherwise, reported the Wall Street Journal back in April. Mr. Probert joins the ranks of Robert Irvine, host for Dinner:Impossible, a once proud addition to The Food Network's family, along with last year's prominent case involving Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Dean of Admissions, Marilee Jones. Click here to read more.

Article by, Teena Rose, a Top Recognized Resume & Cover Letter Professional with Resume to Referral

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