Looking to get back to work - 3.5 yr gap in CV

Hi Everyone,

I am hoping that someone may be able to help and advise me on what I could put on my CV to fill a 3.5yr gap that I have not been able to work due to burnout, anxiety and a thyroid problem. Its causing me severe anxiety and distress at the moment because I dont know whether to declare my illnesses on my cv or not. I went to see a job coach and he told me to declare it, but my family told me that I should not because of the stigma that still exists. I am going round and round in circles.

Has anyone here been in a similar situation regarding going back to work after a gap of a few years? If so, how did you approach it?

Skip

Featured Content

Anxiety affects us all

Come and join our community. Get advice and support on thousands of topics around anxiety.

Take a look!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

3 Replies

oldestnewest
  • Hi Hypo-hell. I too have been out of work for three years, due to vertigo, agarophobia, anxiety, etc. I am still out of work, but you have to tell the truth, it's always the best and only policy.

  • Hi valachia-t,

    Thanks for your reply, I was thinking the same because if I put a different reason, I would be constantly worrying in case anyone found out. I dont even know if I will be able to work, but am going to try. Hope you are doing Ok, if u ever need to chat, Im here

  • Ok. Thank you Hypo-hell

You may also like...