Tuesday, July 21, 2020

What are some good hobbies and interests to put on a resume?


  1. Individual Sports (Marathon Running) - You're fit and you enjoy challenges.
  2. Team Sports (Basketball) - You excel at teamwork and have leadership skills.
  3. Extreme Sports (Motocross) - A risk taker (bad for desk jobs).
  4. Tech Hobbies (Computing) - Tech savvy and introverted (not great for social jobs).
  5. Puzzles (Crosswords) - You're an analytical thinker with problem-solving skills.
  6. Games (Chess) - You're an intelligent strategist.
  7. Social Hobbies (Mentoring) - You communicate well and connect with others.
  8. Blogging on a subject or published writings (whatever industry you’re in).
  9. Part of a group or association – (i.e. Member of the New York web development conference).
  10. Activities that show leadership in something – (i.e. – Organized and lead a nonprofit aimed at feeding the hungry).
  11. Social/Charitable – (i.e. – Mentor for Big Brother program, Volunteering at the local soup kitchen).
  12. Anything else that could be of relevance to the job. You can use both hard and soft skills to show an employer you’re the right fit for the job.

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