Terrified of having a gap in employment on your resume? Maybe you don’t need to be. A recent study shows that only 8% of employers today believe that current employment is the most important factor in hiring decisions.
In his article, Matthew Kosinski points out that there are many reasons, including the increasingly competitive nature of the employment market since the Great Recession, that gaps on the resume simply do not have the same impact on today’s employers that they had pre-Great Recession. See below to read more about why this shift has occurred and how to present yourself in the best light: