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Resume Question

Postby ScroogeMcDuck » Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:20 pm

Hey guys,

So I'm updating my resume to apply. I have been out of undergrad for four years. I have an 8 month gap in my resume after undergrad graduation. Reason being, my consulting job offer was for a few months away and I did some pretty cool traveling during the interim. I'm probably just gonna leave that gap there without discussing it, as I have over three years of work experience after that so I don't think that admissions people are going to really care much. Any thoughts on this?



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Re: Resume Question

Postby Platopus » Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:58 pm

No one will care. It sounds like you've been productive and employed since, so it is a complete non-issue. Good on you for actually taking some time off and enjoying life, don't worry the gap on the resume.

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Re: Resume Question

Postby rachelac » Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:51 pm

I've seen a few apps that give you a spot to explain any gaps in your work experience and you might want to talk about your travel there, but I wouldn't worry about doing so on your resume or anything. I think taking time off is generally agreed on as a net positive as long as it was intentional!

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