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Reasons for Leaving a Job (Interview Question Answer)

Reasons for Leaving a Job (Interview Question Answer)

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Why did you leave your last job?

 

What are your reasons for leaving your current job?

 

You will always get this question, and it’s a hard one. What if you did get fired and it was ugly? Do you tell the ugly truth? 

 

Not to worry. There is a way to answer this common interview question well. And that’s without blowing your chances at landing your dream job.

 

This article will show you:

 

  • What interviewers are getting at when they ask, “Why did you leave your last job?”
  • How to prepare acceptable reasons for leaving a job - without lying.
  • The best answers for the “why did you leave your last job” interview question. 

 

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Natalie is a writer at Zety. She loves writing about resumes and eating tacos more than life itself. She spends her free time reading complicated novels and binge watching TV series.
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