Reason for leaving a job – Want to improve my growth prospects
Why to like this answer: Companies always like to appoint people who can think ahead to discover something good that can be advantageous for the company in all prospects.
Reason for leaving a job – I wanted to move from a smaller company to a bigger company
Why to like this answer: Big companies like to appoint people who have come from smaller company because by working in smaller companies people not only work on their own platform simply, also learn many other things from there.
Reason for leaving a job – I left my previous job to continue my further studies
Job Role – Technical Support Engineer
I am Sunil, worked as a Technical Support Engineer with HP for 3 years. I am a B.Sc graduate and to get a promotion, a management degree was required. That’s why, I have decided to leave my job in order to continue my further studies to gain an additional degree for better career opportunities. Now, I am an MBA graduate and I wanted to start working again with my full power and enthusiasm.
Why to like this answer: Nowadays, having higher educational qualifications is a must to get into some higher position. Interviewer likes his self-decision making nature for the better future. While working at a company, on many occasions taking self-decision will come in handy.
Reason for leaving a job - The office was too far from my residence
Job Role – Store manager at XYZ
Myself, Sam, worked as a Store manager for XYZ Group. Even though, the store was far away from my residence, I joined the company because it offered pick and drop facility. First 6 months, the company provided cab facility, but after that company stopped the cab service. As, my store is a far away from my home, rushing to the store and coming back from my store waist my 3 hours a day. So, I have decided to resign from there.
Why to like this answer: The company always likes to appoint people who can come to the office easily and flexibly in less time, that means; whose houses are nearby their offices. Reason behind hiring those people is – company can reach easily to the employees of the company for any work related assistance.
Reason for leaving a job – Work has not been appreciated
Job Role – SAP Developer
I am Vishnu, worked as an SAP Developer for XYZ Company. I am passionate about my work and believe in hard working, but at my previous company, I haven’t been appreciated for my work by my senior bosses. At the completion of every project, my boss asks says that the “the work has to be done better than this, try to do better next time”. I got fed-up of listening same sentence at the completion of every project. I was loosing my self-confidence which was not good for my career growth, that’s why, I have decided to leave from there.
Why to like this answer: The interviewer knows that, employees should be appreciated once or twice for their good work otherwise they may go into depression.
Finally, while answering the question, speak in a manner that look real. Your words should enforce interviewers to think “you left the job due to a genuine reason”.