The Polished CV


It’s not every day we get to start off a story with a sports analogy, so indulge us. You’ve probably never heard of George O’Leary. An accomplished coach of American football who made his name at Georgia Tech, O’Leary, 55, was hired to be the head coach of the University of Notre Dame football team. He was fired five days later. Why? Because O’Leary had lied on his résumé about a master’s degree he began but never actually finished some 30 years prior.

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