A Resume Gap Doesn’t Mean What You Think

It’s actually a feminist issue.

Ashley Cleland, M.Ed.
Fearless She Wrote
Published in
3 min readJul 30, 2020

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Ah, the dreaded gap in the resume.

Job seekers worry about it and recruiters wonder what it means when someone has a period of unemployment.

I think this is nonsense.

Recruiters, say it with me, a gap in a resume is not a big deal. It should never be a deal-breaker…

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Ashley Cleland, M.Ed.
Fearless She Wrote

Educator & Writer. Passionate about feminist leadership. *Views my own*