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How to Explain a Long Gap in Employment History Due to Legal Issues?

by Bob
(Somewhere, USA)

I was terminated from my last position. It happened at a time when a legal matter made it impossible to apply for a job in my industry.

That matter has been sealed but, has cost me fourteen months unemployment. I have taken some classes in 2008 toward a declared major in my field however, due to my financial situation could not continue tuition.

How do I begin to explain this gap to security minded people as I can now seek a job?

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Nov 12, 2015
How to Explain NEW
by: Anonymous

Almost all the interviewers ask about the gap between years and it can throw in you in a very uncomfortable zone. I have read from term paper writer reviews about many solutions regarding this answer and I will give you the best one. Do not hesitate to express who you are and be honest in your answer. It is not the answer but the way you express the truth is important which creates a positive impression on you.

Aug 26, 2009
Just Be Honest
by: Kathi

I'm a great believer in total honesty. If you try to hide stuff, it's going to come out sooner or later. So, I would just be as upfront as possible about why you couldn't work the past months. And let the chips fall where they may!

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