>>16813264 It doesn't really matter what the reason is as long as you speak it with conviction. If it sounds like you're making an excuse then everyone will know it's an excuse. If I tell you that it was to take care of my elderly grandmother since my parents were unwilling to do so, would you believe me? Spoilers: all of my grandparents died years ago.
What if you're in your mid-late 20s and never had a job?
This past year I've been taking care of my dad since he had a stroke which I've somehow been managing pretty well. Lately as he gets more independent I've been going to the gym which has helped a lot with finding an outlet for stress, as well as having a routine and some goals, feels good having personal time but spending it doing something better than shitposting and fapping all day.
Up to that point though I've done fuck all with myself, dropped out of college a few years back, now apart from gym and taking care of my dad I dabble in programming, currently learning C.
Right now I just want any job I can get, the extra income would be nice and frankly I want to not be a fucking manchild anymore but I'm so worried I won't be able to get anything for lack of employment history or anything really resume worthy.
>>16814331 As this anon says >>16814345 applying for entry level or internships or apprenticeships would be a good start. You will also want to start networking and, at the very least, find a mentor. LinkedIn is a great place for this. Just join some professional groups and ask questions and join in the conversation. You'd be surprised what kind of leads you'll get that way. Just, whatever you do, don't spam the group.
If you find your lack of employment/experience is keeping you from landing anything, consider freelancing and skilled volunteering. Both of these are things you can put on your resume, but don't expect to get much (or any) income out of these options.
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