How to Explain Why You Were Fired During An Interview

When someone asks you why you were fired from Company X, how do you respond? Here’s some very simple tips to help you tackle this seemingly-difficult question.

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1. Don’t beat yourself up; not every employer is a perfect match. If you walk in with a lack of self-esteem because of being fired it’s hard for the interviewer to see the best in you. Don’t let it bruise your confidence and overshadow your strengths. Come to terms with your emotions before the day of the interview.

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2. Be honest, to the point, and humble. Practice your response so you have already decided what you’ll say. If you stumble over words it will look like you’re withholding information, even if you aren’t.

3. Share what happened with hesitating and utilize facts only. Stay away from motional, feelings, perceptions, & opinions. Keep it short and to the point.

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4. Emphasize what you learned from being let go…

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ESSENTIAL INTERVIEW GUIDE: 10+ Tips To Help You Prepare For Your Interview

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Having a smooth running interview requires much more than a decent polo top and some interest. If you truly want to land that job, impressing your interviewer will require preparing by doing some research, thinking about your outfit, and keeping your mind in order.


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  • Ask when scheduling your interview, what FORMAT the interview will be; skype, one-on-one, group, etcetera… Knowing the atmosphere of the interview will help you better prepare for what you’re walking into. If it’s a skype interview, prepare your area so it looks nice behind you, group interviews will require some extra researching so you can separate yourself from the competition. One on one interviews at pretty standard and are typically how most companies conduct interviews.
  • Look into background information about the company.This will make you stand out from other applicants or interviewers because it shows you…

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How To Stand Out While Job Growth Fluctuates

While job seekers are waiting for more job opportunities to present themselves applicants are current working with what is available. One of the best ways to make yourself stand out from the other applicants is to have your resume and cover letter re-vamped by a professional. It doesn’t have to be expensive either! Denise’s Resume and Cover Letter Service is incredibly affordable and easy.

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With a fairly new president in office, we have to wonder how these next 3 years in Donald Trump’s reign of power will look in the U.S. job market. The United States of America’s rank on the GDP growth rate scale sits at 2.6 percent as of the 4th quarter in 2017.In this market how do you make yourself stand out and memorable when your competing against other individuals with your same skill set?

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In recent years with our former president Barack Obama, our growth in the economy has been on a roller coaster. We can hope we see stabilization or a steady growth. However, the forecast for this year tells us that we will see a slow decline. This year, 2018, is likely going to decrease to 2.5 which is 0.1 lower than the fourth quarter of 2017. In 2019 we will likely see a decline of 0.4…

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