H4 Visa how to handle Employment gap in an Interview- H4 EAD
Emphasize anything constructive which you did during your H4 visa tenure, particularly elements that reflect positively on your character or are related to the position you’re applying for. Some of the examples are as below
“I took the opportunity to complete my MBA, Else any other degree or courses while I was on H4 Visa”
“I prepared for and passed the test for my Certified Financial Planner designation else any other certification relevant to the job while I was on h4 visa”
“I focused on my volunteer work and started a new mentoring program on my blog and also worked on my personal project eg : developing a new interface/program ”
Above are examples of answers that emphasize positive aspects while you were on H4 visa, you were constantly building your skillet and you were always learning the latest technologies in your field.
Relate any areas of skills or knowledge that you cultivated during your time on H4 visa..
If you explain gaps in your employment history on your resume or LinkedIn profile constructively then it shows the hiring manager or recruiter that you see continuity in your career, and that you’re focused on the long term, and most of all that you’re in charge of your career and able to proactively respond to challenges.