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Job interview. How to answer why I am leaving current job.

I am in the process of looking for a new job. My current one is with a small business that is having Financial problems. There are only 4 of use the owner his VP (girlfriend) and another girl. We have been paid in cash the last 6 pays and we are getting all the phone calls for the bills. How do I respond when a interviewer asks me why I want to leave my current job? I don't want to bash my company which doesn't look good to the interviewer. The job isn't all that great anyway.

Asked By: Luv_my-hubby1 - 8/12/2008
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Answered By: Weimaraner Mom - 8/12/2008
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"It's not a good fit for my long-term goals." "I'm looking for more of a challenge with stronger opportunities for growth" Etc.
Answered By: Mandalyn - 8/12/2008
 
You could avoid the issue all together and say something like "I'm leaving for a position with more responsibility, challenges and opportunities." If they press the issue, just say the company is nearing bankruptcy and you've decided to move on to other opportunities.
Answered By: ? - 8/12/2008
 
I'm looking for a fresh start. you could honeslty say, "we are in financial trouble and i belive apink slip will come any day" that's not exactly bashing them.
Answered By: the d - 8/12/2008
 
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