Hiring Managers have their share of perks and rewards. They are in a position to influence change, inspire others and build winning teams. They usually have an attractive compensation package, the attention of leadership, continuous professional training, the corner office, and more.
Drug consumption has reached its highest rate among college-aged students, especially marijuana. According to a study from the University of Michigan, 51% of full-time students have used an illicit drug during their lifetime and about 40% have in just the last 12 months. 
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The importance of conducting periodic background checks and drug screens post-employment cannot be overstated. Case in point: Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito. Harvard educated Dean of the prestigious Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, a man with a prolific career that once seemed unstoppable, was caught with another side to him.
The Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM) defines resume fraud as a "job seekers’ intentional inclusion of false information (fabrication), overstatement of otherwise accurate information (embellishment), or omission of relevant information (omission) on resumes in an effort to deceive". Although Brian Williams may not have been actively job hunting the overstatement of his credentials would certainly contribute to deceive potential employers in the future.