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Left consulting career to pursue another career now I want to go back. How do I explain to potential employers?

2 years ago I was laid off from my job as a consultant and began a career in the business side of the entertainment industry hoping to become an agent or manager. I can no longer afford to live making less than minimum wage anymore and would like to go back to my old field of IT, finance or business. How do I explain that in my cover letter? Then in interviews? Thank you in advance.

Asked By: Meg - 6/29/2010
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I think it's explainable as is considering the difficulties with the economy. It's not like you left at the peak of your career to be an actress or something. You were laid off & you decided to pursue something you thought might work for you. It's understandable. That being said I always have trouble with my resume... More
Answered By: Banana - 6/29/2010
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