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Dean Czok
4 days ago

What is a good explanation if an interviewer asked why I want to do this job which is in a totally different career from which I have been doing in the last 5 years?

I'm currently applying for jobs in automotive mechanic/technician or mechanic but my background I have done in the last 5 years is Massage Therapy. I haven't done interviews in a long time and so far I'm struggling to explain my interest and eagerness in learning a new skill and totally switching careers. Telling people I'm very interested in that field, it was always something I was interested in learning better and I love working with my hands and are interested in learning how things work has so far not been a good enough explanation for the last 2 interviews I have had. Why is it so complicated for those interviewers to understand that some people like to learn new skills or decide to suddenly go into a totally different career? I'm frustrated. #jobsearch #interview #advice #education #careerchange

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Donna Troy

How about you like a different challenge and learn new things?

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Crystal owens

Yes

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Lawrence White

Depends on the job @Johann Hollar . Some jobs/industries are more competitive than others. Are you using custom and optimized resumes with your online job applications? Beating the automated selection process is the biggest obstacle for most skilled and experienced job seekers. Get more tips and strategies on this at our Getting Hired Resource Center .

Also, what type of jobs are you looking for?

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Kathryn Friedman
about 1 month ago

Work from home position

I am a retired counselor for 25 years and am seeking a customer service work from home position. I am an excellent problem solver. #remoteworker #education #weekends #advice

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Howard Lockamy
9 days ago

WFH

An associate degree may be mandatory. #education #workfromhome #jobsearch

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Suzi Thompsom
over 6 months ago

pharmacy tech trainee

just finished pharmacy tech class all I have to do is take the board exam would like some hands on training

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Dee Dee Guillor

Acquire a PMP certification.

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Terry Brumley

Wor with Engineering and Design. 3-D model reviews. Work with steel fabricators, purchasing. Inspection of assembly

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Ellen Longacre
about 1 month ago
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Brianna Wernham

Depends where you get hired . Sometimes a CDA is preferred or while you work they may want you to obtain one . Other times it’s optional . If you work at a daycare you most likely won’t need much qualifications. Just to have patience and be good with kids , friendly , etc . It’s different than if you were to try elementary school or higher .

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Wendy Winters

Yes, it all depends on where you apply.

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Judy Simon
22 days ago

Looking for a job #education #career

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Shirley Hall-Robinson

Go to your States Dept of Education. You can schedule to take their test there or you may qualify by having college credits. Now if you have a degree already, check with your state but I believe you are qualified. Blessings

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Patricia Torrez de Williams

Go to cdaclass.org

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