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Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job

Jun 16, 2021

Life is unpredictable, and sometimes that includes long-term absences from the workforce but a long-term absence doesn’t have to hold you back. How do you explain an absence to a hiring manager? You start by addressing the issue upfront, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Sonal Bahl. Don’t leave the question open for the hiring manager to try to figure out. Sonal also shares how to present your experiences during your absence as building your skillset, and how to confidently lead the interview conversation.

About Our Guest:

Sonal Bahl ( is a career strategist and founder of Supercharge ( It’s a career advisory firm with clients across the globe. She’s also the host of the How I Got Hired podcast. (

Resources in This Episode:

  • If you’re ready for personalized help in your job search, learn more about working with Sonal on her website at 
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