Unemployed…with Purpose

man jumping across a chasm

Still worried about the unemployment gap on your resume? Don’t be, say the experts at CareerBuilder. Instead, be purposeful and make the most of the time you have. For instance:

Sixty-one percent of the hiring managers surveyed recommended taking a class during a period of unemployment. “You never stop learning in your career, so the more technical competence you have, the better,” Teach says. “When you take a class in your field, you are also showing that you are serious about your work and that you take initiative.” Another advantage to taking a class: It’s a great networking opportunity.

So give up the idea of just killing time and put these 10 suggestions to work to fill your unemployment gap.

Article originally published on forbes.com by Jacquelyn Smith.

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