Interests and hobbies on your CV: what to include

Detailing your interests and extra-curricular activities is always a bit embarrassing, like writing an ad for the lonely hearts page of the local paper.

But your CV will probably be read by people who will have no other insight into your personality, skills or potential than what is laid out before them.

Conventional careers advice has been to list only those activities which are directly related to the job. But many employers are now scanning CVs for more offbeat interests as evidence of creativity, personality and enthusiasm….

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