Iowans Apparently Like Putting ‘LeBron’ on Their Resumes?
A new study set out to find the weirdest interest that people in each state disproportionately put on their resumes, and for Iowans, that interest is "LeBron."
If you include the section "additional interests" on your resume, it can sometimes be a little tricky figuring out what to put in there. I solved that problem by eliminating the category completely (it's my resume, I do what I want!). Zippia analyzed a whopping 3,543,017 resumes to figure out what exactly people are putting in that section, and some of the results are pretty interesting.
Now, this isn't the thing that people in each state are putting on their resumes the MOST, it's just what people in each state are putting on their resumes more than people in any of the other states. Unfortunately, we don't have a backstory or the context in which each of these keywords were used, and we don't have the number of people who used each keyword, which makes things sound even more strange.
The winner for Iowa was LeBron. That's it. No explanation. I'm going to assume that's Lebron James, but I could be wrong. Luckily, that's not the weirdest thing out of all 50 states. For example, the strangest keyword in Hawaii is "heroin," Oklahoma's is "Batman," Maryland's is "ghost," and New Mexico's is "UFO." I'm a big fan of Rhode Island's, which happens to be "Harry Potter."
To see the full list of all 50 states, click HERE.