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About Overqualification

Tips for job hunters: how to address overqualification.

“How can I avoid rejection based on overqualification?”

Understand your motivation

Why are you applying for this position?

Downgrade your resume.

What kind of problems must a perfect candidate be able to solve?

Explain yourself in a cover letter.

Employer’s concerns

#1. They think that you will be bored and soon start to look for a transition to another company.

#2. They think you are too expensive.

#3. They think you are too old.

What else should I do before the interview?

Understand the job.

Prepare for all kinds of why.

Tap into your network.

Optimize your LinkedIn profile.

Let’s wrap it up.

Key points.



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