Why is being dishonest in submitting job applications unacceptable? By Matthew Coppola


A person may naturally be a good, honest hearted person, but that does not necessarily stop them from performing acts of dishonesty.

This can be particularly true with applying for work. An individual may feel that if they cut out some truths or include some small lies in their job application, they will have a better chance of securing their desired job.

Dishonesty in the workplace is real and is a big problem for many employers and recruiters.

Acts of dishonesty in the workplace and job searching include lying on a resume, fabricating employer referees, changing job titles that appear more prestigious and even adding in made-up education details.

Job application dishonesty is wrong because it creates unfair advantages for those who lie in their application documents.

If an employer finds out that a job seeker lied in their application, they may take critical action and the job seeker may not be offered the job.

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Author: Matthew Coppola - Career Coach, Employment Specialist and Professional CV Writer

Holding a graduate degree in Commerce, majoring in Economics at Curtin University, as well as a post graduate certificate in Career Education and Development at RMIT University, Matthew brings with him many years of experience working in the fields of business development, marketing, soft-skills training and employment services industry. He has gained significant exposure in working with employers in sourcing staff as well as assisting jobseekers in promoting and marketing themselves to employers and securing sustainable employment outcomes. He is currently working in Disability Employment Services where he assists clients with mental health disabilities in finding and keeping satisfying and gainful employment and helping them overcome and work around barriers to employment. He has helped many job seekers secure employment by training and coaching them in the art of being interviewed and giving the interviewer a positive and lasting impression. He knows how to sell and market a job seeker to an employer and he imparts this knowledge to his clients in helping them sell and market themselves in an interview. Matthew regularly writes new articles on a variety of employment related topics and posts these to his personal website blog matthewcoppola.com

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