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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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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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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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ethics and your resume

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on his resume] lest a potential employer find him overqualified? What if I temped while I was unemployed? A reader writes: I saw this post from Randy Cohen (formerly the author of The New York Times’ Ethicist column) on Facebook this morning: “A tougher one I received at the column: may a job hunter omit a Ph.D. [on Some things are not an employer’s business – your religion or erotic proclivities or Facebook password.

do what you say you're going to do

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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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?

I will review your resume this week

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how to stand out at a job fair

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at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

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for a while, like a temp agency without the agency) but not for actual please show up to work everyday jobs. temp workers new account manager is a jerk 10 things to know about applying for nonprofit jobs what qualifications can trump experience, when job-searching?

yes, you really should write a better cover letter

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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.

recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

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my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn

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2011 29

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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

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10 mistakes you're making on your resume

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how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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manager is scaring her employees with sad Facebook posts

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book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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

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my company does secret performance reviews we're not allowed to see

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good management: finding out what's NOT getting done

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And you want to have the chance to say, “Actually, X is really important, so let’s push back Y instead / bring in temp help / get Joe’s department to help out with this / use this as the impetus to finally think seriously about adding a new staff position.&#

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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.

do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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I had to move to another area of the country to get a part-time job, and that was an office temp job (my degree is a DVM so it was considerably below my education). how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

should you include a short-term job on your resume?

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my staff has been held to a low bar; am I asking too much of them now?

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short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? — Ask a Manager

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when's the right time to ask for a raise?

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answering questions from your old employer after you've moved on

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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.

short answer Sunday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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should I give my interviewer a typed list of my answers to likely.

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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?