Job seekers should be prepared to answer questions about holes in their resume and challenges to their knowledge or skills, career adviser Vicky Oliver writes. Candidates should thoroughly research their field and the company to demonstrate how their skills fit and how quickly they can learn new ones, she writes. As for gaps between jobs, Oliver recommends talking about lessons that were learned. "Give an answer that shines a positive light on your life experience and turns it into an asset," Oliver advises.
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