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Is it ever OK to lie on your resume?
On Monday, Sun-Times reporter Dave Newbart exposed several lies on the resume of Chicago State University’s baseball coach. Coach Husain Mahmoud lied about being drafted by the Cincinnati Reds and about playing professional football.
Seems to us there is never a good reason to make up stuff on your resume. Even if you don’t get caught, you’ve created a lie that will likely forever haunt you.
Any dissenters? Can anyone come up with a justification for fudging the facts on your resume?

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