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I’m Proud of My 9-Year Employment Gap

I don’t care how it looks— staying home with my children was worth it

Photo by Gabe Pierce on Unsplash

Nothing I did in the second half of my 20s was resume-worthy. My 30s were headed down the same path, but I was ready to change that. When I dusted off my LinkedIn profile hoping to return to the workforce, employers were understandably nervous about an undocumented decade.

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Sarah Czarnecki

Sarah Czarnecki

Usually a travel and animal blogger. Sometimes a music writer, often a pro skateboarding journalist. Always a reader. | Editor of FreeRein

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