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Explaining Gaps in Employment and Frequent Job Changes
There are many occasions when there may be discontinuity in one's chronological employment record, such as being laid off, caring for others, or simply quitting a job that was a bad fit. While these are all legitimate reasons, gaps in employment are generally perceived negatively by future employers. Rather than letting employers make assumptions about any gaps, it's best to explain them on your own terms in your application materials. Here's how.