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Why are you leaving your current job?
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The interviewer would like to know your motivation for leaving your current position. When discussing your current job be sure to stay in a positive mindset and keep the conversation light. There are many legitimate reasons for leaving a job. Be sure to be clear about your reasoning, and be honest. Stay away from any negative response! That is a complete interview killer.
Answer examples
"I am looking for a new position as the volume in my current role has decreased significantly, and I am facing a potential layoff."
Entry Level answer example
"I currently work in a practicum placement, as a requirement to complete my degree. This practicum will be coming to an end this month which is why I am now seeking a full time, permanent opportunity."
Experienced answer example
"I am looking for a new opportunity as I have reached my peak in my current role. The company I currently work for is smaller and family owned. I am interested in this role because you are an advanced work environment with more opportunities to take on larger projects."

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User-Submitted Answers

Why are you leaving your current job?
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To have an opportunity to give my best.
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I need more exp and salary.
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I current working in sewa as electrical supervisor last 4 years.
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For better prospects and stability.
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I need to improve my skills and utilize my knowledge to share.
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Just to improve my knowledge and career.
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Organizational change with new owners.
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My contract is coming to an end and I want to explore new grounds.
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Current job company have some money problems some times salary late on the times and, they are not give correct salary for my talents.
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All ready I finished 6 year experience and developed to automation field.
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Its a career driven decision, I want to explore other companies how they do things.
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B. Because now im free I have no jab.
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I would like to use the skills I have learned over the years and apply them to new challenges.
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I am extremely impressed with your graduate programs and the way you explore employees to various activities. I would like to contribute to already reputable company like yours.
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More skills need to be develop in my carrier.
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Now am working assistant technician so l have good knowledge and 4years experience have so l need next level.
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I want to share some idea to promote the company goal.
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Want to acquire experince in other comapnies.
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I am not on any job right now before I was working in my country I was coming here in UAE so I left that job.
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It no longer fullfill my career satisfaction.
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I am seeking new oppotinities as well as change of place.
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Been there for 30 yrs .Father passed away last yr .
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I left that for no proper timeing of salary.
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I’m interested in a new challenge and an opportunity to use my technical skills and experience in a different capacity than I have in the past. Looking forward to making a significant contribution in an ambitious and exciting company that offers a genuine opportunity for progressing I am interested in new challenges and opportunity to use my technical experience in different capacity.
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I am leaving my current job beacause I can do work in your company .
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Because the system over there is so rigid and not allowing for innovation,
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Overall, glasses, safety shoes and glovess.