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Career Prep: Lie About Dates of Employment?

Career Prep: Lie About Dates of Employment?

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Career Prep Job search takes practice – just like studying for the SAT. That’s why we came up with daily Career Prep questions to help you “study” for your job search!

Here’s today’s question:

Bill has had several jobs in the last 10 years of his career. Each time, the company he was working for laid him off. There were several months of unemployment between the time he got let go and the new job he found. Now, Bill is concerned that all the gaps in employment, as well as the frequency of job changes is making him look unreliable. Bill wants to “fudge” the dates on his resume so at least it looks like he had no breaks in employment.

Should he:

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