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Anonymous South African Coward Silver badge

Never embellish a CV as it will usually come back to bite you.

If my refusal to embellish my CV puts me at a disadvantage over people that have flat out lied then so be it. Better to be honest from the start.

I agree 100%. Never embellished, never will. A good recruiter can catch you out.

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