How do you describe long absence from work?
Here are a few ways you can explain (or hide) gaps in employment:List years instead of months for previous positions. (e.g. ). If your gaps are longer or more frequent, considering providing a brief note on the resume listing your reason for the gap in employment. Just list it like any other job.
What do you say when you are overqualified for a job?
“My experience will be an asset to the company and will help me be successful in this position.” “I have the education and experience to fit in readily with the exceptional team here.” “I have experience and knowledge to bring to the challenges of this job.”
Why do employers reject candidates?
1. Sloppy application. Sloppy job applications are the fastest way to send job candidates into the “no” pile. Spelling errors, formatting issues, 5 page resumes, and generic cover letters are all solid grounds for a rejection.
What is an overqualified employee?
Generally, when someone is labeled as “overqualified,” it means they have a more extensive and more impressive resume than the hiring manager expected. Regardless of their ability and willingness to do the job, they frequently are screened out by HR and the hiring manager never sees the resume.