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How do you explain a gap in your CV?

There are many reasons why someone may take a break from working. Whatever the reason, knowing how to address these career breaks on a CV can be difficult.

Recruitment experts Reed have a short guide full of advice for explaining a gap in your CV (external website).

If you want further help with writing a CV, LifeSkills, created with Barclays, has a CV builder. Visit the LifeSkills website (external website) to find out more.

Watch our CV tips video to understand further what a CV should and shouldn’t include and how to make yours work harder for you.