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I’m interviewing for a new job this week, but I’ve only been in my current role for a little over 6 months. How would you go about answering the question “why are you looking to leave?” Hopefully since I’ve landed these interviews this won’t be a huge dealbreaker?

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I wouldn't sweat it. No one really cares. If you have a string of like 3 or 4 of these 6-month gigs, then yeah they might hesitate to bring you on full-time. But by that point, you've essentially realized you like working freelance better than full-time anyway.

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Say something like, “I’m looking for growth and opportunity and I see it with your company more than my current one.”

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This is great, thank you so much ☺️

Why are you leaving? Sounds like you are hiding something. That’s what’s suspicious and could be a deal breaker

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that’s a great point. thank you so much!

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Be honest. - might not be a good fit where you are - you’ve always wanted to work at “X” agency - not working on projects you’re excited about when they were promised. Worst thing you can do is lie, feel like people can tell if you’re dodging. All I can say is be respectful to the place you’re at now, and don’t bad mouth in an interview.

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Just did the same thing. 6 months in. Worked out. Just be honest about your goals and how this place isn’t offering the opportunity to reach them.

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