Recruiters use hobbies listed to get a feel for the candidate. It is additional information they use to figure out whether they would fit in well into a job, company culture, a team or with a particular boss.
Your work experience, qualifications and personal attributes are the main criteria examined for best fit for a job. Hobbies and interests aren’t the most important information looked at in a Resume; it is however corroborating information. You reveal your personality e.g. whether you are happy to work on your own or as part of a team, if your interests reflect that. Energy level can be reflected by how much you have on the go. More can be read into your interests; how analytical you are, do you participate in team sports, excelled at solo pursuits? Are you artistic/creative/innovative?
Think about your hobbies and interests as adding a bit of flavour to a Resume, one that reveals a little bit about your personality.
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