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‘Underqualified’ for a Job? You Can Still Apply

June 26, 2015 | Posted in:Advice, Media | By:

June 26, 2015 | Posted in:Advice, Media

My latest Memphis Daily News column is out, “Underqualified for a Job? You Can Still Apply.”

If you’re like most people, there was a time in life when you were underqualified for a job. This is typically the case when you apply for your first job. It can also happen when you make a big career change midstream and have to start over.

At some point, you didn’t meet all of the requirements of a job description you were really interested in. Did that stop you from applying? Many job seekers avoid throwing their hat in the ring when they don’t meet all the requirements. It seems pointless and a path straight to rejection.

To read my entire article, and my tips for when applying is worth the risk, visit the Memphis Daily News website here.

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Angela Copeland is Founder and Coach for Copeland Coaching, a great way to jump start your job search. Follow her on Twitter @CopelandCoach for tips on finding the perfect job for you.

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