Have you been fired and don’t know how to talk about it in the job interview?
Author: Carole Martin, www.interviewcoach.com
1. Script Your Thoughts.
Whether you were fired under unfair circumstances or for something you did that you regret, write down your thoughts on how you would explain the instance. Read your script aloud or use a tape recorder and practice until you like what you hear. Better yet, answer the question for someone else in a mock interview. Have him observe your interview technique — your body language, eye contact and comfort-level while discussing your experience. Feedback from someone else will help you improve your presentation. (more…)