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How do I explain 3 year gap in employment before my first job

by Anonymous

It's hard finding that first job with no job experience so I have a 3 year gap between high school and my first job how would I explain this on an application or in an interview?

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Aug 10, 2009
Honesty Is Always Best
by: Kathi

The recession and high unemployment rates are no mystery. I'd just be perfectly honest about your gap. Say in a cover letter just what you said here. But... if you've been doing anything relevant in the interim, such as volunteer work, etc., then DO include that on your resume.

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