How much information should one divulge about leaving a previous career in an interview with a new employer? I left a career in the fire service because of an injury but I am able to work in other fields. I just wasn't able to do that type of physically demanding career any longer due to the injury. I didn't leave my prior employer for bad reasons or because of something I'm ashamed of. How much can I or should I tell a prospective employer about why I left?
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