It’s well documented that people only spend about six seconds looking at each resume they receive. Fortunately, there are also tons of great articles dedicated to making the most out of those six seconds.
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.