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I think it’s best to be upfront (if the recruiter doesn’t ask directly, which would be surprising if they didn’t). I think companies are more open to gaps from the last two years for various reasons (pandemic, taking care of family members, layoffs, etc.). If it’s a red flag for a hiring leader, maybe that’s not the right team for you.


Thank you. Makes me feel slightly hopeful!

Hey @software engineer , sorry about your divorce and health. Hope it is getting better. Be upfront and bring it up with the recruiter on the first call. Bring up that you have been coding and practicing whatever software languages you specialize in. There will definitely be a company out there that would love to hire you! If you need further help, would be happy to help if you pm me. Cheers.


Thank you so much for your kind words. Will definitely PM you!


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