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Resumes can be overrated and probably will be obsolete soon. But in an interview, you need to learn as much as you can about a candidate, including their exact experience.

While most candidates don’t try to intentionally mislead, some do. In fact, they’ve taken great liberties with how they have structured their career history and responsibilities on their resume. Further, they may not even realize they’re overstating their qualifications because they don’t have perspective on what other certified financial planner programs offer instead.

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