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How to Handle Past Mistakes in Job Search


5/16/2011 4:48:16 PM

I often hear from job hunters who are concerned about imperfections in their backgrounds. Employment gaps. A history of leapfrogging to a new job every few months. As they pursue new opportunities, they wonder if they can overcome their mistakes and secure steady work.

My answer is simple: Yes, they can. But many job seekers roll their eyes at this response. They're used to judging themselves harshly. Lugging around their shortcomings like heavy, unwieldy burdens. Feeling unlucky and unemployable.

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