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Often told you're overqualified, then try a smaller firm. Temp to improve. Registering with a temp agency is a good way to update your skills or learn new ones, especially if you are someone who prefers ‘learning by doing'.

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40 Tips for Older Job Seekers That Actually Get Results

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Overqualified?” Often told you're overqualified, then try a smaller firm. Temp to improve. Soften the job titles on your CV as necessary to avoid appearing overqualified. ” These tips are for you. Photo Credit: Pascal / Flickr.

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???? 25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search

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You might even decide you like the temping lifestyle and aim for those types of positions, which are in constant demand due to natural company turnover. This can be tricky as employers may see you as overqualified and you may be frustrated by not being able to show off all that you can do.

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I love my job, but hate the money

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I love my job — it’s what I want to do with my career, but I’m in a position with a title I’m overqualified for and don’t make enough money. While I have several years of direct experience and a master’s degree in my field, I was forced into a job title with the word “assistant” in it (went from temp to perm), when my skills are beyond an assistant level. A reader writes: I’m very torn.

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interviewing a candidate who lied, my boss died right after I started my job, and more

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Is that a way to say he thinks I am overqualified because I actually have the required skills? It’s very hard to get a job here without prior experience in the country, plus I’m on a Working Holiday Visa and many companies don’t want to hire someone they think is just going to leave and likely just toss my resume despite what I think is a strong resume and cover letter (this job was literally my only interview outside of a temp company).

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What I don’t like is summers here as they are brutal in the RV when the temps reach 100+ degrees (like today!) I’ve been selling myself short and taking positions that I’m exceedingly overqualified for, all the while being frustrated with this job search quest.

do I write horribly unclear emails, my internships look like job-hopping, and more

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I just left a job after 5 months of temp work in an office of 3 people (me, a paralegal, and an attorney). I am very qualified for this position (maybe even overqualified). It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Do I write horribly unclear emails? Do you have any tips for writing emails in the office? It seemed like every time I wrote an email, I was reprimanded because it wasn’t clear or didn’t make sense.

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bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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I was actually hired through a temp agency, which I had signed up for the usual reason – I needed some work while I looked for a full time job. Reply Elsie February 11, 2011 at 5:01 pm Is there a difference between a temp agency and a staffing agency?

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I took off from my temp job early that day (which means I lost pay) only to find that those three specific companies’ reps had “gone home.&# how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

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is that it is temp-to-hire. This job was supposed to be temp for 90 days and then hired, and I’ve hit that, and the latest update as to when I might get hired on is “We don’t know.&# how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

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do what you say you're going to do

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how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

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update from reader afraid her old boss would out her as.

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want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)?

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1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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am I wasting this recruiter's time? — Ask a Manager

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short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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This work was not found through a temp agency or anything of the sort; it was a direct hire. Reply Jamie February 21, 2011 at 9:36 am This is a great format – and as I had temping and consulting work on my resume it works for both situations.

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The Employee Engagement Wholehearted Dialogue: Denise Bissonnette and David Zinger

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” I think the challenge is to look at what we consider to be a problem and ask yourself am I totally overqualified for this problem or does this really qualify as a constantly greater thing? Dialogue with Denise Bissonnette on Wholehearted Engagement.

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mother bought me plane tickets without asking me if I could get.

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I started out temping in admin/receptionist gigs – I ended up the director of IT. I see resumes on a daily level from senior level executives who are willing to do entry-level temp jobs; they’re willing to do ANYTHING, and they still can’t find positions.

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phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

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And it doesn’t hurt that I have never, ever been contacted through Monster by anyone except temp agencies. Craig’s List, on the other hand, has gotten me maybe one or two temp places and then a bunch of actual hiring companies.

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can I justify hiring someone who needs additional education to do.

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Thank you for this post – I know it’s really hard for everyone out there right now, but most of my friends have graduate degrees, and I’m hearing many, many stories about “overqualified&# being a huge impediment in a job search.

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short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions

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Several months ago, I was hired in one department of a medium-sized nonprofit organization through a temp agency to fill in while they sought someone new for their department. how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

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Reply Anonymous January 31, 2011 at 6:23 pm This reminds of my worst temp job… and the reason temp jobs are great work experience. how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

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