Many job seekers have had employment gaps due to one reason or another. Depending on the reason for the employment gap, the job seeker may undergo a lack of self-confidence while attempting to re-enter the workforce. Utilizing the right words to identify your employment gap in a positive light can be a key to getting the interview. The linked article, “How to Explain Unemployment on Your Resume” can offer you insights and help in sprucing up your resume for a successful job search.
Once you’ve decided how you will identify your employment gap, take some time practicing how you would discuss the employment gap in a positive way, highlighting your strengths and diverting the conversation to other strengths if the interviewer began to go to deep. Diverting a conversation can take a little talent but is a healthy way of averting a potential interview disaster.
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