How to answer, “Why do you want to leave your current job?”

"Why did you quit your job?" Illustration of two people meeting across a table with a computer and printouts on it.

When you are interviewing, how do you answer those more difficult questions like, “Why do you want to leave your current job?” You can be strategic, thoughtful, and positive with these difficult questions. It is an opportunity to show your skills and ability to frame your experiences in a forward-moving manner. Why Do Employers Ask…

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What Are Your Weaknesses? How to Answer This Question

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You got the interview. You made it on time. You’ve nailed every question so far…and then it happens. The dreaded question: “What are your weaknesses?”  Oof. No matter how much you prepare, this can be a challenging question to answer. Should you be completely honest? How detailed should you get? Could this answer sink your…

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A Public Speaking Trick That Works in Interviews

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Public speaking can mean all sorts of things. It’s not just on a stage in front of a big audience. If you think about it, a job interview is a form of public speaking too. Even if it is just an audience of one or a small panel of interviewers. Thinking about your next interview…

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Interview Tips for Introverts


Interviewing is uncomfortable for anyone, but for introverts it can be downright nerve wracking and painful–not to mention exhausting. Don’t even start about panel interviews, UGH! Phone interviews are slightly better, but still… However, there is no way around the fact that interviewing is a necessary part of career building and job seeking. So, for…

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The Art of Storytelling in an Interview

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Storytelling in an interview can be a masterful way to stand out and be remembered. Everyone likes a good story. But we aren’t talking about lying or making you sound better or more qualified than you really are. We would never recommend that. Instead, we mean talking about yourself and your experiences in a compelling…

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Job Interview Mistakes for Extroverts


When it comes to job interviews, you might assume that extroverts have it easy. In fact, if you do much Googling on the topics of introverts, extroverts, and job interviews, there’s a lot of advice on ways in which you can make yourself appear to be more extroverted. Don’t buy this too readily. As it…

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Are These Mistakes Killing Your Employment Chances?


Are you trying to change your employment status? Get hired? Advance your career? Change jobs? Keep reading… Here’s How To Avoid Them  Statistics by Glassdoor revealed that on average, each corporate job offer attracted 250 resumes. Of those candidates, 4 to 6 were called for an interview, and only 1 got the job. These statistics…

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Common Mistakes Job Seekers Make

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Avoid these mistakes job seekers make and get your dream job faster! Are you currently looking for a new job or thinking about a career change? We want to help you be as successful as possible in the quickest way. There are a lot of things that can cause you to not get your dream…

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Recovering from Interview Mistakes

recovering from interview mistakes

Recovering from interview mistakes is easier than you might think, but avoiding blunders altogether is best. Still, fumbling an interview question is a mistake anyone can make. Here are some common blunders and how to to regain your footing after you make them. An Example of an Interview Answer Gone Bad An interviewer lobs an unexpected…

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Interview Clothes for Men, Dress for Success? Yes!

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Interview clothes for men aren’t complicated but do require some thought. If you landed an interview for tomorrow, would you immediately know what to wear? And would you assume it has to be a suit? If your answer to my first question is yes, good for you, but I still suggest you keep reading. If…

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