Build Your Career While You’re Unemployed

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It’s frustrating to know that you’re qualified, yet you’re still unemployed. You worry that the longer you sit on the shelf, the less marketable you’ll be. Well, cheer up!

New research from CareerBuilder found that 85 percent of hiring managers and human resource managers are more understanding of employment gaps now than they were pre-recession. While that’s refreshing news, it comes with an important caveat: This group still needs to go another step to draw attention to their resumes.

To find out what steps hiring managers recommend you take to stay active while you’re searching, read the full article here.

Originally published on hbr.org (Harvard Business Review) by Brent Rasmussen.

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