Four Ways to Talk About Gaps in Your LinkedIn Profile, with Katie Fogarty Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job

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Career gaps are an inevitable fact of life, you must be ready to explain those gaps to a hiring manager who will see them on your LinkedIn profile. It’s important, says Find Your Dream Job guest Katie Fogarty, to clarify what you were doing with your time and that the gap is now over. Use your LinkedIn profile to highlight your skills and focus on the value you offer, and don’t apologize for your gaps.

Career gaps are an inevitable fact of life, you must be ready to explain those gaps to a hiring manager who will see them on your LinkedIn profile. It’s important, says Find Your Dream Job guest Katie Fogarty, to clarify what you were doing with your time and that the gap is now over. Use your LinkedIn profile to highlight your skills and focus on the value you offer, and don’t apologize for your gaps.