🚫 NEVER Say You Were "Terminated" From A Job!!!
Plus: When you get interviews, but never the job... How you can change this once and for all!
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In today's email:
Never say you were terminated from a job! Here’s what to say instead.
When you get interviews, but never the job. How you can change this once and for all!
“Why do you want to work here?” The best way to answer this popular interview question.
Career Would You Rather. Do you like routines & schedules?
Gen Z job search. Let’s bust the biggest myth for these young workers.
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Should you mention in a job interview that your previous position was terminated?
For job seekers who are newly unemployed, this question has probably crossed their minds a few times. The problem with the word “termination” is that it can have multiple meanings. So when you are explaining what happened at your previous position, we suggest avoiding the word “terminated”.
There are two types of termination: voluntary and involuntary. If your termination was voluntary it means you quit, and made the choice to leave. If your termination was involuntary it means you were either fired or laid off. All three of these are very different and you wouldn’t want an employer thinking you were fired when in reality you were laid off. This is why we advise against using the word “termination”.
When explaining your situation in a job interview, you’re going to want to be very clear on what happened. We suggest using the Experience + Learn = Grow model, when answering questions about why you left your previous job.
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Why do you want to work here? This is a common interview question employers ask to gauge your specific motivation for working at their company. You’ll want to show them that you have a passion and genuine connection for the job. If you tell a connection story when answering this type of question, then you will definitely give yourself a leg up. Here’s what you need to know:
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Why are companies requiring two or more years of experience for entry level jobs?
We hear complaints from many Gen Z job seekers that the entry level jobs they want to apply for are requiring years of experience. You might be thinking, “It’s an entry level job, you shouldn’t need experience!”, and you are right. Gen Z is the youngest demographic in the workforce, it should be easy for them to get these entry level jobs.
The idea that you can’t apply to an entry level job that requires “years of experience” as a new grad, is a myth. You can AND should apply to those jobs. The reason why employers ask for experience, is because they want to know you have worked at some point in your life. They don’t always expect you to have multiple years of experience right after you graduate.
What you do need to know, that will give you a leg up when applying to these types of jobs, is how to create a connection story. Your connection story is your secret weapon and can make up for what you lack in experience.
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