Leaving a “Toxic Relationship”
The interview is going so well and then, the dreaded question……
”why are you looking at other opportunities”.?
Do you lie, come up with an excuse or tell the truth that you cannot stand to look at your manager for another second!
While I believe honesty is always the best policy, admitting you wish he’d “take a long walk off a short pier” is probably not the way to go!
Unfortunately, it happens. You end up working for someone you don’t like and they may not like you. You simply don’t click and that’s okay, and probably the reason you’re looking for a new job.
However, as they say, words matter.
Hopefully you can honestly say that you have been very fortunate to have worked for, and mentored by a number of amazing managers and that you are able to take something positive away from this experience – you learned something, worked with an amazing team, or sold great product with a leading organization.
Whatever it is, keep it positive and professional and you’ll sail through that interview with flying colours!
If you’re looking to move on from one of these relationships, check out our available positions.
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