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The top cited reasons for gaps in employment are family-related, including taking time off to raise a family; maternity/paternity leave; and needing to take care of a sick family member or friend. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It’s not uncommon to have periods in your adult life when you’re not working – just find ways to leverage how you spent your time to convince a prospective employer you’re the best fit for your next job.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert


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