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KARNIK SHAH LECTURE NUMBER-14626 11/06/2007 LAB NUMBER-14627 CHAPTER 18-ETHICAL DILEMMA A resume can be defined as a short statement of the important details of something. Resumes are required from people when they apply for jobs, promotions or to schools and colleges. Therefore, people try making their resumes look as impressive as possible. Often people try to ‘give a positive spin’ to their resumes by exaggerating facts, or twisting words and descriptions or sometimes even lying in their resume! I think that it is ethical to shape your resume by changing words and focusing on the more significant achievements. As this enhances ones resume but does not lie about ones achievements and merits. When one lies and puts things he or she has never done in his or her resume or exaggerates crucial facts it becomes unethical as this misleads readers and prospective employees to believe incorrect and inaccurate facts. There are three different scenarios given in the book. I think that in the first
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