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What should you do if your employment history excluding current job is more than 5 years old?

I have been out of employment now for about 5 years, excluding the direct sales job I now have. One of those "go and do a show in peoples home" type of jobs. Of which I have been doing since last October. Recently I have taken to looking for a part-time job for extra income. What should I do if my last employment was older than 5 years. Should I just omit it and try to start fresh? Or should I post and explain at the interview ( if given one) the reason for the lapses?

Asked By: dj4themasses_2002 - 10/1/2006
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No...your experience is still important. All you need to do is explain your respite from employment. If you have taken that time to be a parent, simply explain your values in family and that you felt it was important to raise your children to an age where they were a little more self sufficient rather than have sitter'... More
Answered By: peacemaker - 10/1/2006
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