Ten Tips to Get Hired Despite a Gap in Employment (Part 2 of 2)

by NationSearch Information on September 20, 2018

Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of ups and downs in the economy that have caused unemployment gaps to occur, often for extended periods of time. Some people have also caused these gaps themselves by going back to school to further their education or gain workable skills that make them more attractive to prospective employers.

The problem is that when a potential employer sees one of these unemployment gaps on your resume, it often sends up a red flag. How can you counteract this negative feeling? We’ve compiled a list of ten tips that will help you make the best of this situation. We started with the first set of five tips in our last blog, and now we’re going to wrap things up.

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Topics: employment gap, how to get hired

10 Tips to Get Hired Despite a Gap in Your Employment (part 1 of 2)

by NationSearch Information on September 17, 2018

The economy has been chugging along at a steady pace over the past several years, and finding employment has become easier for many job seekers. However, there are still times when there may be gaps in a job applicant's employment history.

Whether this is due to the loss of a job, an opportunity to make money through freelancing and alternative sources, or the decision to go back to school, this can often be seen as a negative by prospective employers. So, what can you do to counteract this and make a potential employer comfortable in hiring you? We’re going to explore this in a two-part blog and here are the first set of tips:

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Topics: employment gap, how to get hired