It is perfectly OK to customize and tailor your resume to a job you are applying for as long as it is honest. Lying on your resume can land you in a whole world of trouble, and can even result in termination of your employment. The article, “Fake It and They’ll Know It: How to Customize a Resume,” by Jaime Petkanics offers 3 things you should NEVER lie about on your resume. They are…
1. Your Title
2. What You’ve Done
3. The Dates You’ve Been with a Company
Within the article, to author provides alternatives to strengthen and customize your resume without getting yourself in trouble. Anything on your resume is fair game for prospective employers to research and question about during an interview process. Honesty is always the best policy!