Explaining a job gap on your resume during a job interview can be tricky. How honest should you be about the time you were fired or the toxic job you left in a hurry?
Career experts tell HuffPost that it’s best not to be evasive or get drawn into a long conversation about the hows and whys of your job gap. The goal is to mention it briefly when asked, then focus on all your industry-relevant skills and the experiences you’ve gained between jobs, because you always want to seize the opportunity to stand out. as a candidate.
But if you want the unfiltered version of what to say, head over to Twitter, where people are poking fun at this common interview question. Here are some of the funniest tweets about what people really mean when a hiring manager asks this question: