(Who is Amy? Amy – Administrative Assistant seeking Project Manager position in Marketing Services)
Terry: Thank you for sharing what you shared about yourself. Let me ask you, why did you leave your last job?
Amy: My last job at XXX?
Terry: Was that your last job?
Amy: I took the job with the intention of being a long-term employee and I left, because I had a family emergency to attend to. I was not there long enough to qualify for the FMLA and therefore I reluctantly had to terminate employment.
Terry: Sorry to hear you had a problem.
Amy: Thank you.
Here’s how I would rate this answer . . .
Q2. Why did you leave your last job? – AMY QUICK RATING – B
Add in that situation resolved and no longer a factor and your desire to focus your attention here.