The interviewer would like to know what keeps you busy outside of the workplace. Having hobbies and interests outside of work is an essential part of maintaining a healthy work/life balance. Talk to the interviewer about the activities that interest you outside of the workplace. Try to avoid activities that may be controversial such as hunting.
"I have a variety of hobbies that keep me busy outside of work hours. First, I have two children who are involved in basketball and gymnastics. I also play in a baseball beer league, I volunteer at our community church and like to read."
"Outside of work I love to cook and bake. I have been taking cooking lessons at the culinary school every Saturday. I have learned some cool cooking techniques so far. Sometimes I like to bring treats into the office on Monday so I can share my new knowledge!"
"I am a very physically active person, with a passion for outdoor sports. I love to ski, snowboard, and skate. I play in an adult hockey beer league, as well."
"Coding and programming are of huge interest for me. I am taking an online course related to coding at the moment. This experience has helped me in my marketing career as well because I better understand the ins and out of the back-end project needs."
"When I am not working, I like to partake in creative writing. I have a fashion blog and take writing classes now and then. It's a great outlet for me and has a small income stream which is helpful."
"I have been in dance since I was four. I partake in a variety of classes such as hip-hop, jazz, tap, and contemporary. It's an incredibly healthy outlet for me and also a great conversation piece with my clients."
"In my spare time, I do a lot of volunteering in the community. As an educator, I feel it's important that I make an impression in my region by helping others less fortunate. In addition to the feeling of satisfaction, I can be a fine example to my young and impressionable students."
"I have a variety of hobbies that keep me busy outside of work hours. First, I have 2 children who are involved in basketball and gymnastics. I also play on a baseball beer league, I volunteer at our community church and like to read."