THE APPLICATION PROCESS: How to Explain a Gap on Your Resume

Most people have employment gaps, but you wouldn’t think so based on the alarm bells that go off when an employer sees them on a resume. Fortunately, there are many ways to handle job gaps both on a resume and in a job interview. Alison Doyle of About Careers recommends honesty as the best policy, although there is no reason employment history couldn’t be spelled out in years rather than months to draw focus away from gaps. To view this article, complete with a short video, click here.