Lying On Your CV Can Land You In Jail. When it comes to job searching, sometimes we sell ourselves a little bit higher than we are worth. But exaggerating on our CV’s can land us in trouble.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a new National Qualifications Amendment Bill. The bill aims to create grounds to punish those who fabricate qualifications. The punishment is up to five years in jail.
In the past, many high-profile South African’s have been caught in a lie, with severe consequences to their careers. So, if you’ve got a few fibs on our CV, best tidy it up.