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15 Tricky Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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10. How do you explain your gap in employment?



Bad answer:
“I was tired of the job and I needed a break,” or “I just couldn’t find a job.”

Employment gaps are always tough to explain. You don’t want to come across as lazy or unhireable. Find a way to make your extended unemployment seem like a choice you made, based on the right reasons.

Good answer:
“My work is important to me, so I won’t be satisfied with any old job. Instead of rushing to accept the first thing that comes my way, I’m taking my time and being selective to make sure my next position is the right one.”




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    ashley1991

    about 3 years ago

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    about 3 years ago

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    about 3 years ago

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    about 3 years ago

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