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What Employers Want: 12 HR Hot Buttons

Hot Button 12: Hobbies

Yes, employers want to know that you have a life outside of work.

A devotion to hobbies and interests show that you are passionate, committed to success, and makes you more intriguing to the human resources department.

Are you competitive sailor who has traveled the world vying for titles? A former kickboxing champion? A watercolor artist? Who wouldn’t want to meet you and get to know you better?