In prior columns, I’ve talked a lot about what to say, how to say it, what format to use, where to place key information, things to keep in mind, who should write it and keeping it error-free.
The interviewer asks: Why has it taken you so long to find a job?
It’s difficult to believe that employers are still asking this type of question. Don’t they read the newspapers or listen to the news? If they were informed, they would know the answer; i.e. jobs are very scarce and difficult to find these days, and unemployment is still high, despite improvements in the economic picture.