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applying for a role after time as a stay at home mum

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littleoctonauts Sat 11-Nov-17 22:28:23


I am applying for a role on a committee. I am a stay at home mum and have been since my first son was born in 2010. Most of my examples of work experiences are 7 years+ ago. A lot of the relevant examples are from my second to last role in employment, so 10 years+ ago. Can you advise me on how best to word these descriptions? Especially as the form does not actually ask for my employment history so I don't know how to explain why the examples are old.


Believeitornot Sat 11-Nov-17 22:28:52

Whatis the committee?

littleoctonauts Sun 12-Nov-17 13:56:51

It's with a national body in the sector I worked in for the 6 years up to 2007.

MovingOnUpMovingOnOut Sun 12-Nov-17 14:01:26

Do you need to explain why your examples are old? Or even that they are old?

Just because they're not recent doesn't mean you're not still skilled.

littleoctonauts Sun 12-Nov-17 14:20:18

I didn't think of it like that, that's reassuring. I've not applied for anything like this since I left work so it's daunting. It's not quite a return to work but this could be a step in that direction for me. Thank you.

MovingOnUpMovingOnOut Sun 12-Nov-17 14:29:53

You're welcome and good luck flowers

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