Sample Interview Questions and Answers: Why Did You Leave Your Last Job? Jessica’s Answer

woman(Who is Jessica? Jessica – Over 2 years experience in insurance industry seeking Customer Service Representative job)

Terry: Tell me about why you left your last job.

Jessica: I left because I saw my skillset being used differently.  I saw myself going down a career path that I did not want and wanted to get back to the career path that suits me best, which is customer service.

Here’s how I would rate this answer . . .

Q2. Why did you leave your last job? – JESSICA QUICK RATING – B

Wasn’t sure what skillset used differently meant, but rest is good, could start with “tried something different.”

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