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5 Ways to Format Your Resume to Explain Employment Gaps

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It is never a good idea to lie to potential employers, no matter how badly you may want a job. Yet, some people forget this caveat during their job search, especially if they have been out of work for a long time. Explaining employment gaps may be shameful or embarrassing (i.e., if the gap was a result of a family illness or of being laid off), so rather than confronting the gap in employment, many job-seekers alter employment dates on their resumes to conceal gaps.

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5 Tips for Reentering the Workforce

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Any mother going back to work for the first time after having children faces many challenges, including the guilt and anxiety of leaving children and the worry of having lost pre-pregnancy job skills. There is not much that can be done about the guilt and anxiety of leaving children except to understand that these feelings are perfectly normal and natural and should become more manageable with time. However, there are many things that a stay at home mom going back to work can do to prepare professionally (if not emotionally) for reentering the workforce:

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How to Work From Home

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As technology continues to advance, telecommuting is quickly becoming a legitimate home business option for employers and employees alike. For employers, telecommuting can reduce overhead costs of keeping employees in brick-and-mortar offices and can increase employee productivity by reducing office-related stressors.

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