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Old 02-22-2010, 06:10 PM
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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CareerBuilder.com) -- When Sara Sutton Fell, CEO of FlexJobs.com, was hiring for her entry-level job site, one particular résumé stood out from all the others.

The reason? The applicant claimed to be a "Pig Wrestling Champion" and included details like weight of the pig, number of competitors and months of training.

Weird things written on résumés - CNN.com
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Old 02-22-2010, 06:29 PM
Location: Camberville
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The first thing people bring up when they look at my resume is *always* that I lived in Iceland and speak a bit of Icelandic. The second thing is almost always that I founded and held a leadership position in my college marching band. While quirky, they show skills and abilities that I have developed in an eye catching way. Hasn't hurt me yet!
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