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Subject:Re: Networking groups From:CL T <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 23 Jan 2009 08:15:39 -0700
Never, never call them on it in a public forum. Privately, if you must, but
even then I'd hesitate. I've been faced with this situation before and I
opted to simply cut ties with them and decline offers of assistance - at
that point I gave them the reason. They offered to pull the false
information at that point. I simply said "You made your choice, I've made
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 8:45 PM, John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> If it impacts me, then I might point it to them privately, like if
> they say they were the manager of the department I worked in and since
> they weren't, implies the need for a level of supervision over me that
> wasn't there or needed.
> OTOH, if it doesn't, forget it. After all, nobody assigned you or me
> to be the credentials police and besides...it could be a matter of
> interpretation. Interpret how? You know they didn't obtain the
> certificate for a BA degree from the same college you went to and they
> aren't listed with the University. So to you, they didn't get the
> degree. However, after they left there, they got the remainder of the
> credits through other legit means, but since you didn't have
> knowledge, the reality is different between the two of you. Let the
> entities who care do their own fact checking.
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 6:35 PM, Suzette Leeming
> <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > Just curious, should one do anything when they see that someone they know
> > has inflated their credentials? It seems a foolish thing to do, to post
> > exaggerated resume on a public website.
> > I would be tempted to publicly call them on it - but that's because I
> > stand deceitful people. How would others handle that situation?
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer
> NYMetro STC President
> Looking for the next gig.
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