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Looking at your resume, I see multiple gaps between employments, what were you doing during those gaps?
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"I had a gap from 2009-2010 while I was on maternity leave and then another for six months in 2015 while I cared for an ailing parent. During that time I was vigilant in keeping up to date on the market so that my knowledge did not become redundant."
Example #2
"Thank you for addressing this with me. There is a gap where I took some time to further my education. During that time, I completed my Bachelor of Business Administration."
Example #3
"I was on short-term medical leave from 2011-2012 after suffering major injuries in a car accident. I recovered very well and kept in contact with my team during that time, but unfortunately, my job was not waiting for me once I was cleared to return to work."
Example #4
"There are two gaps in my resume. One, after going through a lay off when my company went through a merger. The second gap was when I relocated to Denver. I found it challenging to find a new role, but I did some freelance work to pay my bills."
Example #5
"Most of the roles on my resume are seasonal. I worked part-time during the school year and then took summers to travel. This pattern gave me an immense amount of international experience. I have been to Thailand Spain and Greece. Now that I have completed my degree, I will be staying put."
Example #6
"I went on paternity leave for sixteen weeks after my son was born. My employer at the time did not understand my need to take paternity, so I lost my job. It took me a few months to find gainful employment again since software sales is a very tough market to gain employment in."
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"After graduating with my Bachelor's of Education, I worked a variety of substitute teaching roles but could not find anything in my district permanent, or long term. Although I was active, it does not show well on my resume."
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