When it comes to lying on résumés, some people may think it's an Olympic sport.
Some 58 percent of hiring managers said they have caught a lie on a résumé, according to a Harris Poll conducted for CareerBuilder.
The biggest liars? Financial services.
Of the hiring managers who said they found lies, 73 percent were in the financial services industry, followed by leisure and hospitality, health care and retail.
The most common lies have to do with an embellished skill set (57 percent), embellished responsibilities (55 percent), dates of employment (42 percent), job title (34 percent), academic degree (33 percent), companies worked for (26 percent) and accolades or awards (18 percent.)
The most unusual lies unearthed in the survey included an applicant who claimed to have won an Olympic medal; a "construction supervisor" whose experience was limited to assembly of a doghouse; and a "Jr." who listed the work experience of his father, the "Sr."