Even for a few weeks, the job search can be frustrating (though a few weeks on market is perfectly normal for most positions in most industries). And as weeks drag on and turn into months, job seekers often face an unsettling question: Can the length of an extended job search actually hurt a candidate’s chances of bringing the search to an end?
Here at Free Resume Builder, we would love to say no…but we can’t. The answer is yes, some employers do in fact apply negative judgments to candidates who have been searching for six months or longer without receiving a suitable offer. If you’re approaching (or have long since passed) the six month mark, here are a few resume moves that can help you overcome a potential employer’s concerns.