Explaining unemployment in the job interview
Regardless of the reason, if you currently find yourself among that 4.1 percent, you may feel nervous about addressing your employment gap in an upcoming interview. But don’t worry! While the circumstances of your unemployment are sure to come up, these strategies will help you handle that tough question like a pro. Read More.
As is the case after a breakup, many people find themselves taking some time before getting back on the proverbial horse and looking for a job. In fact, the most recent unemployment statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the average period of unemployment is about 23.6 weeks as of December 2017.
But, when you’re looking for a new job and you’re sending out your resume to prospective employers, your employment gap, is going to stand out. It will also be a topic of conversation when you interview. Read More.
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