What to Tell Interviewers When You Bailed Because of Your Boss

Written by Bonnie Lowe


You're at a job interview. You're doing great, answering questions left and right. You're enthusiastic, upbeat, confident. Then they ask, "Why did you leave your last job?"

An image of your former boss, red-faced and screaming, pops into your head. He was such a jerk! You desperately want to vent your frustrations and tell them why you HAD to quit, but you hesitate, thinking... is honestyrepparttar best policy in THIS situation?

Have you ever heard that saying, "Discretion isrepparttar 125454 better part of valor?" It applies here.

There's no better way to present yourself as a whiner than to complain about a former boss or job. Even if you left a job because your boss was an egomaniac who took credit for all of your hard work, verbally abused you in front of others, and poisonedrepparttar 125455 plant on your desk, don't say anything bad about him/her during an interview. If you do,repparttar 125456 interviewer may think YOU have a problem with authority or canít get along with others. After all, they don't know you. And as authority figures, they may more easily identify with your maligned former boss than with you. It's best not to count on them believing YOUR side ofrepparttar 125457 story, even if it ISrepparttar 125458 truth.

So instead of saying "My boss was an incompetent idiot," consider one ofrepparttar 125459 following responses, whichever fits your particular situation best. Remember to stay positive and enthusiastic.

Use Targeted Decorating To Get A Higher Price For Your House

Written by Neeraj Varma


This article will show you how to sell your home quicker, get a higher price for it by using smart decorating techniques.

The secret is to make your home feel like "my home", forrepparttar buyer.

When a potential buyer walks into your house, she is wondering if this house will "feel" like home after they are settled in.

The problem is that If you are going to decorate your house so it will "feel like home" for someone else, what kind of people will you aim to please? Arranging your house to create a specific feeling is a communication issue.

In order to communicate effectively, you have to know who you are talking to. Since you don't know who is going to walk throughrepparttar 125453 door to look at your house, you have to make some assumptions.

Think about what kind of family would be ideal forrepparttar 125454 house. Consider what their occupation would be. How big is their family? How old arerepparttar 125455 children? What kind of lifestyle would they lead?

People who live in an area often have a similar lifestyle. They have similar values, income, family circumstances etc., so they feel attracted torepparttar 125456 area.

In your thinking process, consider what kind of lifestyle your neighbours have. Consider their income levels, shopping needs, schools, parks etc. Also, think about your own lifestyle, attitudes, likes, dislikes aboutrepparttar 125457 area and how much you enjoyed your time in your house.

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