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Presentation delivered at the second annual PCC Employment Outreach Event, An all welcome, all community, all about getting employed free conference for PA and NJ residents.
Is your experience level beyond the 1-5 years “sweet spot” of today’s job market?
Are the only jobs that are advertised at your target companies for positions below the level of your prior job? Are you trying to balance the effort of applying with wasting precious energy and resources on blind alleys? Attend this session to learn practical approaches to applying to “step down” jobs at the screening to the apply, application, and interview stages. With planning, you can effectively add such applications to your job search without spinning your wheels.
Get possible criteria for picking which jobs to put in the application effort and which jobs to pass up on. Acquire techniques for highlighting your experience advantage in your application. Just as importantly, learn how to “step up” the job description once you’ve gotten a foot in the door. Given by an experienced professional who is now working at a job that - as advertised - she was overqualified for. The skill set discussed in this session can add a new dimension to a search for those job seekers with valuable years of experience behind them.
Michelle is an experienced speaker, a member of Princeton Toastmasters, and a professional who successfully removed her "over qualified" barrier.