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Moving Soon, What Do I Tell Potential Employers?


Dear Experts,

We recently relocated from my husband’s career. It is likely we will be in our current location for only 14 months and I’m not sure how to approach my job search with that end date in mind.

I have a BA in International Economics and five years experience as an Export/Import Coordinator for a small international freight forwarding company – a position that required customer service, account management/inside sales, price negotiation, and vendor coordination. I’d like to find a similar position in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment that allows me to draw on my problem-solving and coordination skills.

Is pursuing a full-time position the right thing to do when I may be at the company for a year or less? If so, how do I address any questions related to how long I expect to stay with the company? Or should I instead focus my job search on temping full-time?

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