woman(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: Yes.

Terry: Okay.

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

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