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Strategies for Filling a Gap in Employment

By Lee Hecht Harrison on December 14, 2012

Long-term jobless workers who may have dropped off the unemployment rolls often face the obstacle of explaining a large gap in employment to a potential employer. Here are a few tips for minimizing the impact of an extended period of unemployment during the job search.

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Don’t Conduct a “Call-Me-Maybe” Job Search

By Greg Simpson on October 30, 2012

Are you approaching your job search follow-up with the same hesitant, slightly pleading “Call me maybe” sentiment expressed in the popular song? If you’re passively waiting for recruiters and hiring managers to make the call, you’re letting them control your search and you could be left out in the cold.

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