Why Career Change? Interview Question and Answers

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If you’re thinking about career change strategies, the best place to probably start is Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success by Dawn Graham discussed over on the suggested reading page. However, in the meantime here’s a useful new article about answering career switch questions in interviews.

Any time you look to make a career change, you’ll face the interview question “Why are you changing careers?”

And if you aren’t prepared to answer, it can result in job rejections and potential failure in your job search.

As a former recruiter, I’m going to share:

  • How to answer the “Why career change?” interview question (and why employers ask this)
  • 9 good reasons for a career change
  • 4 word-for-word sample interview answers to why you want a new career
  • Mistakes to avoid when answering career change interview questions

Read the full article on Career Sidekick.

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