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Lies on resumes becoming the new norm in Brazil

Lies on resumes becoming the new norm in Brazil

In August of last year, Brazilians were enchanted by the story of chemistry professor Joana D’Arc. Brought up in a poor family in the countryside of São Paulo, she studied hard and was accepted into higher education at the age of 14. She continued climbing the ladder, obtaining a Ph.D. from the University of Campinas and a postdoc from Harvard, before transforming a simple technical college in the town of Franca into a center of scientific innovation, with 15 registered patents. Her story was total feelgood material, and there were even talks of her life being adapted into...

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