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Explanation letter question. Job history

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Explanation letter question. Job history

Thanks in advance for any assistance. My bank is wanting me to write a letter of explanation about my job history since I haven't been at this job for 2 years and my previous job wasn't related. Does anyone have any recommendations as to how I should word this? I don't want to write something that will sound silly and hurt my chances. Thank you
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@jch2122 wrote:
Thanks in advance for any assistance. My bank is wanting me to write a letter of explanation about my job history since I haven't been at this job for 2 years and my previous job wasn't related. Does anyone have any recommendations as to how I should word this? I don't want to write something that will sound silly and hurt my chances. Thank you

I don't have any experience with it, but I would assume you changed jobs for a better opportunity for advancement and better pay. I would just state that in so many words.

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Re: Explanation letter question. Job history


@jch2122 wrote:
Thanks in advance for any assistance. My bank is wanting me to write a letter of explanation about my job history since I haven't been at this job for 2 years and my previous job wasn't related. Does anyone have any recommendations as to how I should word this? I don't want to write something that will sound silly and hurt my chances. Thank you

Just state the reason why. It won't sound silly and won't hurt your chances unless the dots don't connect.

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How long have you been on the new job? Was there a gap at all from the old job to the new job? There is almost always something similar from one job to the next.
I was an UW and also a LO for over 25 yrs. Tell me what you do now and what historically you have done. Let’s see if we can’t craft a letter.
Talk to me or Private Message me and I would be glad to help.
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Thank you so much. I sent you a pm
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