How To Explain A Gap On Your CV

Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 by

James Caan – It’s everybody’s worst nightmare when they are asked the question: Why is there a gap on your CV? I have spoken to many people who are going for interviews and absolutely dread being asked about periods of time when they weren’t in work. However people may have a gap on their CV for a variety of reasons. This can be due to travelling, poor health, family reasons or perhaps you were made redundant. Admittedly there can be a tendency amongst some employers to overlook candidates that have noticeable periods of time without work.