If you are tempted to overstate your qualifications on your resume, Job Search Lies Can Be Risky by Laura Morsch may make you change your mind:
Telling a little lie gives employers a terrible impression of you, experts say. No matter how good your intentions may be, fibbing on your rÃ©sumÃ© implies that you’re untrustworthy.
After all, you probably don’t trust friends or family members after you catch them a lie. Why should your potential employer feel any differently?