Seven months ago, I left a company where I had been for more than a decade as an account manager (handling mostly contract renewals, but some new business as well). I'm a single mom in my mid 40s.
Less than a week after leaving, I started a job at another company selling totally different products to a totally different market. It's also more of a "hunter" sales job focused on generating new business (whereas my strengths fall more under nurturing existing relationships) - I am definitely a "farmer" sales person! There are other aspects as well that make this job a very poor fit for me - most of the team is based in Europe, including my boss (I'm in the US); the health insurance has ended up being surprisingly terrible; and I'm getting the runaround about receiving my first commission payout (was supposed to happen in August, and now I'm being told it may not happen until November - doesn't do much for trust).
So I am planning to start looking for jobs again, which makes my heart very heavy (mainly b/c I don't know what to do, and would love to take a month-long break before the next job).
My question is: what should I say about my reason for leaving? Is it enough to say that it's not a good fit? Anything I should say that will make it sound reasonable to a future employer?
Thank you so much.
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