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Get with the times. During job interviews, don’t refer to your prior career in the present tense. That reveals an inability or unwillingness to break from the past. It’s better to say, “As a result of my seven years in management at XYZ Co., I’m now better equipped than ever to...” When you reflect on an old job, seek ways to tie your past to the present to demonstrate what makes you a strong candidate.