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Visible at Work

53 EpisodesProduced by Tracy Oyekanmi Website

For professionals in a new country as immigrants or expats struggling to be visible at work while dealing with workplace culture shock.Every Sunday, I share actionable tips from my over a decade experience in multicultural teams from Europe, Asia, Middle East, North America & Africa. Also, listen to… read more

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Ep 25 Explaining a Gap on Your Resume with Sonal Bahl

Sonal Bahl has lived many career lives in one and now helps others supercharge their careers! Originally from India, Sonal has lived and worked in Chile, Uruguay, France and now resides in Belgium.  She speaks English, French, Hindi and Spanish and can conduct business in all four!

As a HR manager who has also experienced gaps in her resume to due to moving abroad, she breaks down the strategy to win with what seems like a chicken and egg situation. 

If you are in search for local experience in your new location before re-entering your industry, took sometime off for your family, or volunteered and it seems unrelated, you need to listen to this episode!

Sonal shares her own story about how sometimes, volunteering in a new location can be a win-win situation such that you can easily learn the new language while helping others.

Using your connections if you worked for a global company in your previous location. 

How not to be afraid or be negative about gap years in your resume but to point it out in a strategic manner. 

She was also gracious to share a Masterclass video she did about explaining Gaps in your Resume 

Find Sonal on LinkedIn Here

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