The best way to avoid resume cheats is to use an executive search firm to screen your candidate, right? Maybe not. It turns out that the ranks of resume embellishers include some of the country's most venerable headhunting companies, says Jim Kennedy, self-appointed vigilante of ethics in headhunting, and publisher of a newsletter naming the culprits. Says Kennedy, "It's like catching a judge on the take or a priest in a sex scandal."
May 1, 1985