Jim Felix
Jim Felix thanked Janis Haskell's answer

You shouldn't have lied.  However, not all "background checks" include education.  Sometimes it's to discover past crimes.  If it does come up, you have no choice but to tell the truth and accept the consequences.

Jim Felix
Jim Felix thanked Walt O'Reagun's answer

I'm wondering WHY your employer thinks they now need to do background checks on EXISTING employees.  Something must have happened, as very few employers do that.

To answer your question - you have 2 choices:

1 - You can sweat it out, and hope that if they find out ... You have been such a benefit to … Read more

Jim Felix
Jim Felix thanked Danae Hitch's answer

A job application is not the place to test your creative writing skills, as you have found out. This company could have had issues with this very problem which is why they are going back retroactively to see who has been lying on their application / resume.

It is only a matter of time before your … Read more

Jim Felix
Jim Felix thanked Cookie Roma's answer

All you can do is to learn why lying is not in your best interest.

Jim Felix
Jim Felix thanked DDX Project's answer

Well sucks for you, back to India you go.

Jim Felix
Jim Felix thanked Jann Nikka's answer

Confess to the person who hired you. Asked for forgiveness and accept their decision.

Prepare a new truthful resume and be prepared to move on.

Lesson learned. 

Jim Felix
Jim Felix thanked PJ Stein's answer

If you haven't lied about your educational background what is the problem?

Jim Felix
Jim Felix thanked Anonymous' answer

Lies always come back to bite you. You did this to yourself there is nothing anyone can do to help you.

Go tell the truth.

Jim Felix
Jim Felix thanked Ancient Hippy's answer

There is nothing any of us can do for you, why would you even ask? You screwed up, now you may pay the price.