The photograph above features a man whose CV now claims he is President Of The United States.
But not all falsehoods are as easy to spot. Adding a few months to the start and end dates of your employment can erase gaps in your work history and make it look like you didn't spend all summer watching Trisha in your pants.
Criminals may be at work while you sleep, over-estimating your achievements before you do. That's how serious it is.
On the plus side they could look at your schedule and decide they want to attend the Waste Management Conference in Dudley next month in your stead.
"An awful lot of people could now view your CV," said a worried expert. "Just when you thought you'd put it in a safe place."
Calling LinkedIn a social network is slightly misleading as it's a business tool designed to give you false hope of employment. As Jack Donaghy said of a fallen rival on 30 Rock: "He's on LinkedIn. I mean, he might as well be dead."
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