Did you take a break from the corporate world? Whether you took some time off to focus on your family or to start a business, finding a job after years of unemployment can seem tough. But keep your chin up! Think about the competencies you've developed over the past few years, advises career expert and managing director of Lee Hecht Harrison Philippines Jo Ann Rosary Asetre. "Come up with a communication plan so you would be able to explain [why you were unemployed] very comfortably without feeling insecure."

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In the video below, the career expert talks more about how you can increase your chances of getting a job if you've been unemployed for a long time: 

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