EXPLAINING JOB LOSS: BE BRIEF, BE POSITIVE

In the course of your job search, you’ll almost certainly be asked the question about why you left your last job. In fact, some recruiters may ask you walk them through your entire resume. Prepare a response to this question that is honest and yet forward-looking. Don’t pause or appear taken aback. Watch your sighs and deep breaths. They can hear you bracing for a story. Speak confidently and keep it short and simple. Rambling or taking longer than necessary looks like there was trouble or you’re covering something up. Your goal is to portray confidence so they remember what you…