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Should you hold out for a good job instead of taking any job to avoid employment gaps?

I want to work, but I don't want a job on my resume that a potential employer is going to look down on. On the other hand I don't want a large period of time of unemployment on my resume. Opinions? @malica- from call center/office work to minimum wage McDonald's type jobs. I guess part of my fear is that potential employers will see it as me just looking for a paycheck and not really caring about the company or that particular.

Asked By: - 10/7/2011
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Are you talking about going from computer engineering to a job at McDonalds? Or just something similar to what you're already doing just not quite at the same level/caliber? As a manager I frown more upon those who have large gaps a lot more than those who take jobs which aren't a perfect fit for them or even a step... More
Answered By: malica - 10/7/2011
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The only thing an employer "looks down on" is long time periods of unemployment. The longer you are unemployed the less likely they will offer you a job... More
Answered By: Reena - 10/7/2011
 
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