Nov 15, 2019 - 10:26 AM
Have you done any volunteer work in your field? Don’t overlook volunteer work. Many unpaid positions teach you skills that are directly transferrable to the workforce.
When you write your resume, think about what you’ve done in your time away from the workforce that is relevant to your industry. This may be a challenge and will require some serious thought. You should also be prepared to answer questions about your gap. Be honest, but don’t overshare. Practice saying your answer to this question. Be confident in your response.
Of course, you will need to temper your expectations about how long it may take to land a new position, and what kind of salary you might be offered. It will be a challenge for sure, but far from impossible.