Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Shaky Work History on Resume

Question
I've been in the workforce for 12 years. I had a tumultuous period of time between 2001-2004 where I was very depressed and couldn't hold down a job for very long. One year I had to file six W-2's for my taxes. Continue reading...

2 comments:

Ask a Manager said...

I agree - this is good advice. One thing I'd add is that you should be prepared for some interviewers to ask you to get more specific about the amount of time you were at each of the jobs that are grouped together. Prepare your answer ahead of time so that you're not taken off guard by the question and give the best possible answer. Good luck!

Susan Ireland said...

Thanks, Ask a Manager. I agree.

I should also mention that when it comes time to fill out the job application, you will be expected to list all of those jobs and dates (with months).