17 successful executives who have lied on their resumes
So, it's no surprise that a majority of people lie on their résumés. A 2014 poll from CareerBuilder found that 58% of hiring managers caught applicants exaggerating or fudging details about previous roles, skills, or awards. And entry- or mid-level workers aren't the only ones guilty of fibbing. Top execs have done it, too.
Here are 17 successful executives who were caught or admitted to fudging, exaggerating, or straight up lying on their résumés.
Vivian Giang and Jhaneel Lockhart contributed to an earlier version of this article.
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