Everybody tells little lies from time to time. But are yours getting in the way of finding work.

With a whole generation of young Europeans fighting to find work, the temptation to spruce up your CV with little exaggerations (or big ones for that matter) in order to get ahead. But, as this infographic shows, companies know what's going on and will be on the lookout for them, and if they find them, you'll be straight out of a job again.

In other words, lying or exaggerating on your CV will show up, sooner or later, like Pinocchio's nose.

Do you know of anyone who exaggerated to get a job? Or have you done it yourself?

And why do you think people do it?