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and pretend that I worked at my last place for two years instead of one.
Unless you have a big gap in your CV that needs filling in which case say travelling.
when they find out you lied they will think you're well cool and hire you twice
someone told me to lie as much as you need to on your cv, by the time they figure out you don't know what you're doing it would be much more hassle to sack you and retrain someone else so they'll keep you on anyway
he was quite successful so I assume this is good advice
plenty of cases where those lying about professional qualifications have been sacked even after work for years
yeah I think it was more applicable for like being in charge of the dodgems than chief brain surgeon
get a new job and lie about getting fired from the last one
by the time they figure out you'll be years in and probably time to move on
my cv dates are just estimates anyway
in the date column I just put the year I worked there
i used to use it to make a week long voluntary position sound like a real job
only state 'We can advise that barleysugar worked here as a full-time employee betweeen dates x and y'> They very rarely say more than that now because of potential litigation.
So the question is whether you think they'll take up references or not. If it's casual work they might not bother.
Lie about what ever you want apart from length of service and job title.
Just put somewhere that's closed down
lies will be told
as if anyone gives a shit though, it's just filler.
I read an old CV of mine and it turns out I did LOADS of voluntary and charity work while I was at school.
Chief of the voluntary action group for helping the disabled I was.
straight from Uni pretty much, said he had a masters in [XYZ]. He didn't even complete his BA ffs. Got a tidy writing / editing type job on the bottom rung of a company, worked his way up, got better and better jobs and he is doing rather well now, gone freelance. He is a talented chap anyway, but I am sure this gave his CV the boost it needed. They never even checked, what is the worst that can actually happen, they fire you?
I bet that woman wasn't actually jailed for lying on her CV, but for this bit:
"When asked to provide a reference she forged a letter of recommendation and signed it using the name of her now husband, a chief petty officer.
Mackay, of Plymouth, admitted fraud by making a false representation and asked for 11 similar offences to be taken into consideration.
She also admitted making a false instrument - the reference and a forged naval discharge certificate."
Forging official documents - especially from the Navy, and especially when you're working for the NHS - can get you into big trouble, but lying on a CV will get nobody sent to prison.
but you write that you got a C?
My cv says I have 9 gcse's, where in fact I scraped a couple c's
Think she got a few Es for a cooking course or something.
Married someone rich though and she has a better life than me now. Turns out I'm some kinda chump
Just what it says on my cv
only people who do shit jobs actually put the months of employment on their CVs anyway, so you might not have to lie. If you've worked somewhere over the turn of a year just put, for example, 2012-2013 and you're not really lying. Looks like you've worked somewhere for two years, in reality you might have worked there for, idk, four months, but unless you've given permission for a reference from someone within that company then it doesn't matter.
Just remember in your head your fake starting month and fake finishing month/year so that if it comes up in conversation you don't look freaked out
And finish every reference to every job with "...unfortunately I had to leave as the business burned down"
Presto - All of the evidence of working there was destroyed in the fire
Every word is spelled correctly. That never happens in real life.
just pretending i worked at my dad's defunct business to fill a year long gap on my CV. privileged cunt.
a workable plan
but i only got a bronze #YOLO