Have You Been Unemployed for Longer Than You Expected?

Being unemployed for an extended period can be frustrating, depressing, and frankly, soul-gutting. It can lead you to doubt your abilities, your strengths, and if it’s too prolonged, your self-worth. Even if you’ve experienced a job loss due to factors outside your control, like the economic cutbacks that have been so prevalent in recent years, […]

Explaining Employment Gaps on Your Resume

Many of us take time off at some point in our careers. Sometimes it’s by choice – and sometimes not. Children are born, elderly loved ones need care, companies reorganize, economies tank … life happens. And the harsh reality is: When a person has been out of work for more than six months, prospective employers […]