It is very natural to get emotional or feeling grief when you lose your job. You get angry and feel frustrated, irritation, anxiety or embarrassment. But you must have control over your emotions; if you don’t do this you will face difficulty in your job search. Your former employer will be the most likely target of your anger. And it is much dangerous in your job search to express those feelings about your former boss or employer. Follow these points to behave well in this situation.
The employer who is listening to you is taking you as the person who may leave them one day. If you speak poorly about your past employer means you are giving an indication to the interviewer that you may also speak in the same way about them. Your frustration and anger shows that you are still not focused on your job. Never discuss this with your new employer. Keep in mind that your employer has no interest in your problems with former employers.
Future employers are asking.
Many of the Hiring Managers or recruiters will ask whether you want to say something about your former boss. So choose your words very carefully and also keep in mind some of the common interview questions mentioned as under.
- Why are you for the job and what did you disliked in your previous job?
- Tell something about your former supervisors and boss
- What were the major problems that you faced because of mismanagement of your previous employers?
- Describe the worst quality of your former boss
- What was your repute and what kind of references can be received for you from your former bosses?
- What was the decision when you were in disagreement with your boss.
It is better that you appear with a proper plan in the interview. If you are angry with your former employers keep the following points in your mind.
Don’t use bad words
Avoid any kind of bad mouthing about your former employers, co workers, managers or boss. There are also many positive points that you can use in your interview like your contacts with other important personalities in the former job or your accomplishments.
Have positive energy in your discussion
Be positive in your discussion about anything. Try to keep your negative energy out of your discussion.
Avoid any negative discussions about your previous jobs
Never let the employer to have a long discussion on the topic. It is better to create your script before you appear in the interview, wrap it in positive aspects and move forward towards another successful career. Stay on what you say in your discussion and be positive.
Take some time to think about how you will handle the interviewer in answering the questions during an interview and prepare yourself beforehand about any negative questions asked about your previous jobs. Even if you have any bad experiences in your previous jobs, you should always avoid discussing them with your future employers.