Recruiter Sjoerd Gehring offers up several response options when a hiring manager asks about a gap in your resume. Guess what? It’s not the end of the world, but it is a conversation that requires preparation. It’s important to always speak truthfully about your background and experience, the way in which you present yourself and disclose information can make a world of difference.
Click through to the article to learn how Gehring recommends talking about the following gap scenarios:
- Quit to travel the world
- Were laid off
- Went back to school
- Took time off for health reasons
- Took care of a family member