Suzy Welch: Here’s how to talk about being unemployed in a job interview

Job hunting while unemployed is uniquely stressful. No matter why you aren’t currently working, proving your worth to hiring managers can feel impossible without a current role and achievements to point to.

“It’s frustrating, but it’s true,” bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch says. “Getting a job is almost always easier when you already have a job.”

Welch tells CNBC Make It that an unemployed candidate can make hiring managers nervous about their ability to deliver on the job. But she says with a candid explanation of your situation — along with a strong interview and relevant skills — you can still prove that you’re the right fit for the position.

Read more as Welch explains how to confidently address the most common unemployment situations in your next job interview.

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