Lying on Your Resume


Guests:

Jeffrey Christian
President, Christian & Timbers executive search firm, survey of 7,000 resumes

Leonard Saxe
Professor of Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University (polygraph expert)

Michael Kessler
Head of Kessler & Associates, New York (investigative services firm)

Jeffrey Harrison
Poet who lives in Dover, Massachusetts (read a poem about lying)
Telling little white lies is nothing new, but lying on your resume could cost you your job. Notre Dame football coach, George O'Leary resigned last week after a couple of whoppers were found on his resume. Have you lied on your resume? What fibs are you telling? Join Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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