Having a gap in your resume — a period of time when you weren’t working, or weren’t working at anything that you want to include in your resume — is common these days.
The current 9.1% unemployment rate means there are 13.9 million people unemployed in this country. These people will hopefully soon be employed again, but will all have gaps in their resumes to explain.
Whether your resume gap is because of personal reasons or a massive lay-off, here are some tips to address the issue and land a job offer.
Job Interviews — Be Ready and Be Honest
Good interviewers are trained to look for gaps in resumes. Your interviewer will want to know why you left each position listed on your resume.… Read the rest