Undercover Recruiter Guest Post: Sorry, You’re Overqualified!

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What do employers really mean when they say you’re overqualified?

If you’ve found a position that really appeals to you but believe your resume may trigger the “overqualified” response – particularly if you are an experienced candidate and/or coming from a different field – it may be best to anticipate rejection and dispel concerns before the recruiter or hiring manager has an opportunity to reflexively disqualify you.

Here are a few things employers may really be thinking when they say “Sorry, but you’re overqualified” – and some thoughts as to how you may avoid or counter those dreaded words:  Read the full article on UndercoverRecruiter.com


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Lewis Lustman

Lewis Lustman is a content marketer who enjoys developing materials that engage, inform, challenge, and hopefully entertain my audience. Lewis is a former journalist for Los Angeles Magazine and the Los Angeles Times, and has worked for a number of leading advertising, marketing, technology, and PR firms over the years. Interested in a topic that he hasn't yet tackled? Drop him a line in the comments section!

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