How To Answer “Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?” When You’re Leaving A Bad Workplace

Your interview is going well and the recruiter asks why you’re leaving your current job.

What do you say when you find yourself trying to leave a less-than-pleasant workplace?

Our no-brainer advice: Be honest but stay respectful. You don’t even have to provide more details than you’re comfortable with.

Focus on what you’re looking for in a job or work environment and why it’s important to you. Then, steer the conversation back to why you’re interested in the company you are interviewing with.

Watch our short video on what and what NOT to say:

For more great advice on how to ace your job interviews, check these articles out:

Find jobs with great companies on Hiredly today!