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Chris Lawson, CEO, Eli Daniel Group Featured in the Miami Herald.

Have you ever exaggerated just a little bit to put yourself in the best light possible?

Most of us do, particularly when it comes to our bios or resumes. We take what we’ve done and word it just so to make ourselves look as accomplished as possible. It’s what we’re told to do.

But resumes are tricky. Experts tell us it’s okay to airbrush our photos, glamorize our accomplishments. Yet, we aren’t supposed to cross the line into over-embellishment or take it a step further and add facts that aren’t true.

That’s where Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson went wrong. He just was fired as CEO after it was found he padded his resume with an embellished college degree, ending his term at the company after
just four months.

To read the entire story: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/worklifebalancingact/2012/05/yahoo-ceos-resume-scandal-when-is-lying-okay.html

Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/worklifebalancingact/2012/05/yahoo-ceos-resume-scandal-when-is-lying-okay.html#storylink=cpy

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