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The Daily Poll

Poll: Have you ever lied on your CV?

The head of Yahoo has resigned after it was found that his CV said he had a computer science degree which he didn’t actually have. Have you ever tried to get away with it?

THE HEAD OF internet giant Yahoo has resigned after it was found that his CV included a degree which he didn’t actually have.

Scott Thompson’s CV said he had a degree in computer science and accounting – but an investigation by a shareholder found the college he named didn’t offer a qualification in computer science at the time Thompson had attended.

Thompson isn’t alone: a survey in Britain found that one in three adults lies on their CV when applying for a job,with the most common exaggeration believed to be lying about university results.

So here’s today’s question: have you ever exaggerated or lied on your CV?


Poll Results:

No (1053)
Yes (580)

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