How to Explain a Resume Gap Like a Boss
Navigating the career world is tough even in the best of times, let alone when you’ve got a space between jobs on your resume due to a layoff, getting fired or a mutual parting of ways. Even when you know what not to say in an interview, planing what exactly you should say if and when you’re asked about the gap can be scary. Especially if you left your past job with nothing lined up in order to take time off or change your career, you’ve got to go into every interview with a clear idea of how to pitch that gap to your interviewer. The key is to be confident, but that’s easier said than done when you’re nervous about how your experience will be perceived. We chatted with HR and career experts to find out how you can be ready for any question that comes your way.