Reader Q&A: Should I include my street address on my resume?
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Reader Q&A: Should I include my street address on my resume?

Reader Question: When I wrote my first resume, it was standard to include my full street address, city, state and zip code. But lately, I’m seeing resume experts recommending to include only city and state. Which is right? Answer:  Once Upon A Time, in the Olden Days, people who wanted to apply for a job…

Explaining gaps in your work history
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Explaining gaps in your work history

This post is the second in a series where I’m examining some misunderstood notions about employment. Every rule has an exception. Last week, I wrote about job-hopping. Today, let’s get real about gaps in your work history.  The misunderstanding here is the idea that gaps in your work history are “bad.” They aren’t. There are…