Today's Bizerm™ is “Presumé ".
A survey by Time Magazine found that more than one million of 2.6
million applications reviewed contained lies.
One of the consequences of such rampant lying is that many truly
outstanding accomplishments have become “presumé lies”. Presumé is
the combination of “presume” and “resume”. In other words, the
interviewer will assume the resume is lying. Because of this many feats
of greatness can actually count against the applicant.
Be sure to substantiate outstanding successes during the interview in a
believable manner. This will help you overcome the presumption it is just
another resume embellishment.
Use this term for developing skills in these areas:
A Bizerm™ is a new business term combining two more descriptive
words into a single word or phrase whose definition is often only known
by those using it. To see more terminology in the workplace, click here.
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