Unemployed? Get Your Resume Out Of The 'Currently Nothing' Trap!
Being currently laid-off or having times of unemployment somewhere in your resume is nothing unusual these days. In fact, in the post-crisis era and with global employment trends shifting more and more away from traditional long-term employee statuses, employment gaps are, in my humble opinion, becoming “the new normal." Related: How To Handle Career Gaps On Your Resume Also, every hiring manager knows that company mergers and acquisitions frequently lead to lay-off even for top qualified and top results producing personnel. Quite honestly, I am amazed that some of my highly qualified resume clients still struggle to land an adequate new job within reasonable time. Of course, a good resume writer that knows his/her trade is a big advantage. But there is a lingering threat that even a good resume writer can’t fix for you: