WATCH: How To Explain That Gap On Your Resume

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Gaps in employment happen, especially in this day in age when many communities and industries are facing an uncertain economy.

Then there is the fact that shit sometimes happens in life, an illness, an injury, leave to take care of a family member, or even getting fired.  There are many reasons why someone may stop working for a while.

Yet, regardless of the reason, addressing that gap on your resume can be nervewracking and scary, but it doesn’t have to be.

Here are four tips to help you approach an employment gap:

H/T: Fast Company