10How to Handle Common Résumé Problems

(Too Many Jobs, Employment Gaps, Changing Careers, Relocating, etc.)

There are certain common résumé challenges that can cause problems if you don’t handle them properly. They will raise red flags in the minds of hiring authorities and may keep you from getting an interview or will lead to questions during the interview. Obviously, you will have to answer questions concerning these problems, but it is preferable to answer them in person, at the interview. You certainly don’t want to be eliminated before you even get in the door. None of these problems is insurmountable; it’s all in your presentation.

Too Many Jobs in Too Little Time

As you can see from the survey mentioned in Chapter 3, one of the things ...

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