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How do I account for a career or education gap? [duplicate]

I completed my degree in 2004, after which I did not search for any job. Later in 2010, I got a job and now I have 4 years experience in the software field. My question: For 6 years (2004-2010) I did ...
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Is it better to admit that I failed part of my degree, than to have a 8 month gap in my CV? [duplicate]

I have just started looking for a new job which will be my second job out of university and so far I've had one telephone interview which went mostly well. The interviewer did raise some concern that ...
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How to explain degree with gap in CV? [duplicate]

Long story short: Started degree A and dropped out after earning about half the credits for graduating Started another degree B and finished it, getting also a PhD after it Managed to finish degree A ...
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Dropped out from my first year college and then took admission next year in bsc it. Now in last year what should I explain to the recruiters? [duplicate]

After my 12th I took admission for BSC course. I passed the first semester but I got failed in 2 subjects and didn't gave one exam because I was never interested in the stream. Then in the next year I ...
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I have a work gap after my degree how should I approach finding a job? [duplicate]

I graduated from architecture in mid 2014 and didn't look for work in the field right away as I wanted a break (I was burnt out from working too much and studying during uni) I eventually saved up for ...
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Student Internships: Should I explain why I am taking so long to finish school in cover letter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How could I explain a 2 year gap in obtaining a degree due to dropping out and then returning? I've been doing my engineering degree since 2007. I did very poorly on my first ...
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Education Gap With Work Experience [duplicate]

I have a confusion that actually my B.E Computer science Batch 2008-2012. but, since I backlog on one paper I did not complete my graduation on 2012 and joined in a small IT Firm. I completed my ...
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remedy for academic gap year in interview [duplicate]

I've a year gap in my class 12, my results were bad in test so I decided to sit and prepare for another year, and after passing my +2 I took admission in a college and after 1 year I left that college ...
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Gap Year on CV/Resume and Job Advice [duplicate]

My Situation Web Dev, University Student. -- currently not enrolled for the second year of my course until I pass an exam which I'm retaking in May. Not entirely sure If i'm going to but I've got ...
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What positive reason can I give for the one year break in my academic life [closed]

I'm filling an online form for background verification from my new company after getting the offer letter. I have done my engineering for 5years (4years course + 1 year gap). I had a year gap between ...
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How to explain long time to finish college

It took me 7 years instead of the 4 to get bachelor's. I have no excuse other than I slacked off and skipped class/played video games. How to explain if an interviewer asks me why it took me so long?
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How to explain a study change in your CV?

I started a master program in IT one year ago, which was supposed to end in 2014. Realizing that it was not really heading anywhere, I recently switched to another one in the same general field (...
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