What Do Employers Think When They Receive a Resume from Someone Who Is Overqualified? | JobSearchTV.com


There are two dimensions to my answer and I don’t think either will please those of you are overqualified.

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I'm a coach who helps people with job search, hiring, managing more effectively . . .
you know, workplace related stuff. What does an employer think when they
receive a resume of someone who is overqualified?" I'm going to deal
with the word overqualified and start off with the premise and this is gonna
be a hard one for many of you to hear overqualified means you're not qualified
You are a manager who's looking at a staff job, a director who's looking at a
manager job translator you haven't done the work in a decade you haven't done
the work in a long time you are not qualified anymore you think you can do
it but you're not going to be as good as a person who's doing it every day and
has for the last five years. The other part of this is the dimension about
salary. The other message is that you're making too much "but I'd be willing to take less."
Yes and when the market turns or when someone else approaches you about a job
at the right level, you're going to go for it, aren't you . . . and you should, by the way,
because you're being underutilized if a firm is willing to pay you less for a
job that you haven't done in the last five or ten years you know a decade then
you deserve to leave, you should be at the right level . . . and they know it too. So,
what do they think answer interviewing is a waste of time
Seriously. Interviewing you is a waste of time because you're potential headache
the potential headache to the hiring management because you're a person who's
done their job before and you're gonna second-guess them all the time you're
gonna ask them to explain all the time why they came to that particular
decision because you really want to be in their seat
Do yourself a favor. Unless you're in it and it's a severe recessionary time, don't
bother going for lower level positions.. Seriously. Don't go for lower level
positions go for things that are right for you I'm Jeff Albin hope you found
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