How do you explain a long list of different jobs during an interview?
My bf has had a lot of different jobs, and isn't sure how to explain this during interviews - he used to be very hot headed, and any time a boss was unfair, he would quit (before you make nasty comments - this was years ago when he was younger, he's not like this now). So how can you spin this into a positive during a job interview?
Asked By: - 3/8/2011
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What the interviewee doesn't want to hear is, a negative remark about previous employee..that is an automatic red flag... More
Answered By: studentinsweden - 3/8/2011
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he should say he jumped around from job to job in search of his true calling and he feels that within this company his can apply skills he's gained from different aspects of employers and he feels he would fit perfectly in w/e position he's applying for.
Answered By: Hereford - 3/8/2011
I would only put jobs on the resume or anywhere that would give him good reviews or even no mention the first ones, you could also just explain the ones he was at the longest
Answered By: Stephanie Tallman - 3/8/2011
Don't list any jobs that ended poorly just in case they do call. Only list jobs that would give a good reference or list people who you have worked for on a personally. Say you were mainly a self employed subcontractor of some sort for several years. Meaning that you just worked under that table for different people... More
Answered By: chef adam - 3/8/2011
if he is asked, have him say it took awhile to find the right situation and he is more stable and career-oriented now
Answered By: Zarg222 - 3/8/2011
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