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How to Explain Why You Left Your Last Job at an Interview

Posted: August 25, 2014 at 9:04 pm

One common question job applicants receive during a job interview is, “Why did you leave your last job?” It’s important to have a ready response to this question that doesn’t make you look desperate or with egg on your face.

Keep in mind that the hiring manager will judge your employment prospects based on this answer. In some cases, the decision to hire you will be based on this answer alone, so give it some thought beforehand.

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