Long drives, listening to music: Bizarre hobbies in CVs in a viral twitter thread

The bucket of weird hobbies

Strange hobbies that helped to get jobs

In support of the ‘hobby’

Some CVs end up in the belly

Suggestions to upgrade your CVs

  1. Avoid using poor formats. There should be no spelling mistakes and bad use of grammars.
  2. Avoid posting a list of long hobbies with no relevance to the role, rather use decent examples to showcase it. It must be realistic and relevant to the role. For example, hobbies such as listening to music, spending time with friends and family, being active on social media, and playing video games should be avoided. Instead, hobbies like swimming, dancing, photography and keeping fit and so on can be considered to make your CV look decent.



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