How to Answer Questions About Missing Resume Items

How to Answer Questions About Missing Resume Items

Prevailing advice about resumes says to condense your life’s work history and experience down as small as possible while still including everything important. But what do you do when the interviewer pulls out this question: “Tell me something that’s not on your resume?” This is a tricky question. If you include anything too important, the…

The Past Two Years Were Weird – Here’s How You Can Explain Employment Gaps

The Past Two Years Were Weird – Here’s How You Can Explain Employment Gaps

An employment gap–a time during your work history when you were not employed–can be one of the most challenging hurdles in the interview process. Employment gaps used to be seen as a big problem for workers, but COVID-19 and a number of other life situations have made these gaps more common and acceptable to employers….

How to Write an Effective Thank You Letter After an Interview (with Examples)

How to Write an Effective Thank You Letter After an Interview (with Examples)

After an interview, you may feel relief that the “interrogation” is over and anxiety as you wait for the interview team to make a decision about whether to offer you a job. But even acing an interview doesn’t mean the end of your responsibility. If you want to maximize your chances to land the job…