How to answer the

"Why are you leaving your current job?"

interview question

Alternative ways of asking this question

  • Why did you leave your last job?

Why would an interviewer ask you this question?

This is an important question for the interviewer. They want to know if you left on good terms or because of a conflict. They also want to examine your answer to see if you are likely to leave this job if it is offered to you.

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