How do I answer the question “why are you leaving your current company”? Without shitting on my current company?

For background, my company hired me and 6 other sales people back in August 2021, I’ve had 3 different VP of Sales since then, have literally 2 customers on our product in my vertical. Marketing and product are horrible, the CMO is the CEO’s daughter and she’s only ever worked for my company.

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Either spin it that you are seeking more challenges/opportunities to grow, or that you're seeking a role (and/or employer) that more closely aligns with your values and long-term goals. Keep the focus on you and put a positive spin on it and you'll be fine. Good luck!

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My company has 500 employees but they brought me on to sell an “incubator product” but didn’t disclose that during my interview process

I spin it as needing a challenge. Everyone gets complacent, and this is your way of shaking things up and you want to learn and grow

Make it about the opportunity you’re applying for and lay out what you’re most excited about… don’t even mention your current company.

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