Blog: Resume

How to spot fraudulent education documents and fake degrees

How to spot fraudulent education documents and fake degrees

The production of fraudulent documents, or fake degrees and diplomas, has been going on since antiquity, but it is only in the last ten to fifteen years that educational fraud or ‘fake qualifications’ have really become a worldwide problem. There are two principal reasons for this: firstly, academic qualifications have gained increasing commercial value. Educational […] … learn more→

Cramming for a test? Don't do it, say UCLA researchers

Cramming for a test? Don’t do it, say UCLA researchers

Every high school kid has done it: putting off studying for that exam until the last minute, then pulling a caffeine-fueled all-nighter in an attempt to cram as much information into their heads as they can. Now, new research at UCLA says don’t bother. The problem is the trade-off between study and sleep. Studying, of […] … learn more→

Truth, lies and resumes

Truth, lies and resumes

When searching for a job, there are a lot of things that can go wrong. You can stutter during a cold call, get lost on the way to the interview or even forget the name of the hiring manager. These are all honest mistakes and likely can be overcome with hard work and perseverance. Lying, […] … learn more→