displaced homemaker

  

Definition

In general, a man or woman who (1) is at least 30-35 years old, (2) is unemployed and has not worked as an employee for a substantial number of years but has worked in his or her home providing unpaid services for family members, (3) has been dependent on the income of another family member but is no longer being supported by that income, (4) has been receiving public welfare assistance for having dependent children, (5) is underemployed and finding it difficult to upgrade employment.

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  • The displaced homemaker sent out thousands of resumes over the years and finally received an interview and got the job.

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  • If a displaced homemaker suddenly finds him/herself searching for work, it would be prudent to obtain the assistance of a career center in order to attractively communicate his/her work history gaps in his/her resume with a personal statement and/or a cover letter.

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  • If you ever find yourself as a displaced homemaker you just have to keep your head up and keep trying for the best.

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