Employment gaps and unrelated jobs don't have to be a big deal. What matters is how you used them to get to where you are now.

The Great Recession threw a wrench into many people's career plans, forcing detours into lower-status or unrelated jobs and periods of unemployment. Explaining those periods of career diversions is a new challenge—but, like any other part of the interview process, it's all about how you sell yourself.

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Employment gaps and unrelated jobs don’t have to be a big deal. What matters is how you used them to get to where you are now.

The Great Recession threw a wrench into many people’s career plans, forcing detours into lower-status or unrelated jobs and periods of unemployment. Explaining those periods of career diversions is a new challenge—but, like any other part of the interview process, it’s all about how you sell yourself.

Read Full Story