Friday February 28, 2020

Working through mental health issues

Should you disclose your mental illness in a job interview? And does it remain taboo to discuss a mental health difficulty in work? It depends on who you ask

4th August, 2019
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A Linkedin profile may be crafted to perfection or a CV formatted to impressive standards. But what happens when an extended period of mental illness leads to an inexplicable gap on one’s résumé, and should a job candidate reveal the truth if questioned at interview? While there is no obligation on an applicant to disclose any previous illness, the experts I spoke to advocate an honest approach where practical.

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