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How do I present a 7-year gap in my resume?

by Lakshmi

How do I present a 7-year gap of employment? Reason one: I had some immigration issues so I couldn't get back to work until now. Reason two: I had to take care of my family member while working as a volunteer for the community. How do I present the gap?

ANSWER: Please take the time to read the many answers on this site that already exist about handling employment gaps on a resume. I'm quite certain you'll find the answer to your question there. Honesty is always the best policy.

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