They Did Not Suck: 5 Rules For Saying Why You Got Fired or Left Your Last Job…

Kris Dunn Kris Dunn, Worldwide FOT

Gather round the monitor kids, because I’m about to break off some knowledge that a lot of you don’t fully understand.

Let’s start with a general rule: If you’re interviewing for a job you really want and you’re not currently employed, the elephant in the room is why you aren’t still employed with that company.  Now let’s enhance that a bit and say your previous company did not lay you off, and they won’t be willing to say you were laid off.  That means you left or were fired.

Which means you have to talk about why you aren’t at that company any more.

With that in mind, here’s your 5 Rules For Candidates to Talk About Previous Jobs Gone Bad…

Read the whole post over at Kris Dunn’s The HR Capitalist (an FOT contributor blog).