Successful job search methods have changed substantially, particularly in the last few years. What worked in the past (even two years ago) doesn’t necessarily work now.
How do you best overcome an employment gap in your resume?
Fortunately, being hired with a large employment gap is not “mission impossible.” Specific strategies to address the gap in employment can be very effective and are very helpful.
As we approach our next big election in the US, running for political office seems a lot like searching for a job. After all, like a politician, your goal is to sell yourself to the right people and get “elected” into a new job.
So this is a good time to ask: “What job search lessons can be learned from politics?”
Most people possess the skills and attributes that make them successful in their jobs, but a job search requires a different set of skills. You’ll need to wear a lot of different hats.
Here’s just a few…
Since you began looking for work, people have been telling you there are certain job search rules you must follow. How long your resume must be. What to post online. How a cover must look.
Well, I’m here to tell you: Break job search rules. That’s right, break all of ’em!