Jobseeking lawyer 'struck off' and fined thousands over CV fraud

Jobseeking lawyer 'struck off' and fined thousands over CV fraud

A Singaporean jobseeker received a $10,000 (£7,635.30) fine last year for lying on her CV.

But, her legal representaitve pleaded for a reduced penalty at a Court of Appeal hearing on Tuesday because she was "young and inexperienced" – reports.

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  • Katie
    Thu, 31 Jan 2019 1:23pm GMT
    There are 2 points.
    Firstly don't lie on your CV to get a foot on the ladder. Especially for a career in Law!

    Secondly it's pretty disgusting that for a cleaning position, a 53 yr old woman had to change her 'frankly irrelevant', school qualifications. What gain would the employer have from that extra year at school, probably 37 years ago? I am struggling to believe that there is any relevance in that request.

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