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How to Fill an Employment Gap on Your Resume

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Why Resume Gaps Form

The job-market today changes very fast. Innovation means new industries require candidates who can learn quickly and adapt their experience to new roles. This means that people work for shorter periods at several companies, with brief employment gaps.

As markets continue t...

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Employers often look for applicants who can show their problem-solving skills. It does not have to be limited to the tasks you performed in a position. You can also showcase your experience as a combination of other tasks that is applicable to the role they are trying to fill.

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If you recently lost your job, you can fill anticipated resume gaps while searching for a permanent role. Start a personal project. Being a self-starter is a valued trait.

To find out where you should be spending your time, think about the next job you want.

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The quickest way to fill a resume gap is to become a creator. Perhaps your last job provided you with valuable insight you could share.

  • You could create content about best practices that companies, employees, and job hunters can use.
  • You can become a communi...

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If you're not interested in venturing out on your own, you need to become comfortable reaching out to people you don't know.

Make a list of your friends, family, and acquaintances that work in your industry and offer your help. If you run out of people you know, re...

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