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Lisa Vaas is a journalist who analyzes technology and job-hunting strategies.

Archive for March 2010

‘Why Did You Leave?’ How to Address Past Employment

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Parting can be such not-sweet sorrow if your explanation is clunky in an interview. In this article I give tips on positioning your resume (and your head) to provide a positive answer to the question: “Why did you leave?”

How to Explain Employment Gaps, Sabbaticals and Negatives on Your Resume

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Here’s how to avoid putting a negative spin on your work glitches and how to stop hiring managers from wondering what you really did with your time. Read the story here.