Flash Card Friday Q&A – Why Did You Leave _____?

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Knock em Dead Job Interview Flash Cards

300 Answers to the toughest interview questions
By: Martin Yate CPC

Question # 126
Posted Friday August 10, 2012
Q) Why did you leave _______ ?
This is a checkbox question – ask the question, check the box, and move on.  You can get into trouble with TMI.  Any answer longer than fifteen words is too long.  If the interviewer wants more, s/he will ask.
Acceptable reasons: job not as described; company in financial difficulties; downsized; declined to relocate; too many changes-management, pay plans, direction; underpaid; incentives eliminated; limited or no growth.  Acceptable reasons for a salesperson: quota raised; territory shrunk/changed; accounts taken away; commission changed; unpaid commissions; product doesn’t work/overpriced/noncompetitive. 


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