Which is better, being overqualified or underqualified?

With all these jobs out there, is there any way to underqualify yourself if someone were to say you're overqualified? I don't want to reduce or increase the years of research experience I have under my belt, otherwise, I would see myself as a fraud. For some positions that require up to 10 yrs of experience, what type of person are they looking for? Thanks in advance.

I would not look too much into it. Instead, focus more on the fact that your resume is up to date and you possess the skills and…

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Overqualified or under-qualified

Have you ever gone online and you see a job that you really want and you look at the skills that the person that's hiring put up and you say oh I got the skills I can do this job and when you apply and you got a response back they just say you're overqualified I mean really do managers or owners of companies want under-qualified people?

I totally understand what you mean Jose Acevedo .. I have definitely seen others in the community complain about this too. Someone…

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I've held various titles in the 48 years of my life. Some, I've been very happy and successful with. Some, I agree I was not meant for. Finding a job these past few years have been like pulling teeth, (and these are the jobs I've been very suitable for) the jobs I've had, I was not suitable for, as I first had thought, yet these are the jobs I have been hired to do. ) I am a 48-year-old woman and have had all the good, the bad, and the ugly…

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This strikes a chore here too. I've had the same thing happen. It's frustrating and disenheartening. Keep at it. Maybe the perfect…

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Starting again

I left my state job 5 years ago to care for my children. I am 45 years old and looking and applying for jobs with no success. I am either under qualified or over qualified. I do hot fit in anywhere. I have not become discouraged :)

Theirs a job awaiting for you just waiting to hear your name and to tell you you're hired. Be encouraged God is setting you up to…

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Job Search Predicament

Am just tired of job search. Its either you're over-qualified or under-qualified. What do employers want, really?? people are out there and competent to do the job, just give us the chance, this process makes you even questions your self confidence, it practically consumes your energy. I've been holding on for quiet sometime but it starting to get to me.

It is brutal out there. The thing to do is never give up. Because all you need is for one job to say yes. Just discard the…

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I finally found a position I have been trying to get into for years. I had th phone interview and now have a in person interview with the VP, the manager and lead. Now I feel that I am way under qualified especially looking at their profiles. I have a hard time articulating what I am trying to say and feel I am going to trip up and look like a fool. I want to cancel the interview any suggestions?

Interview is today..... It took everything Not to drive away . Did my superman pose and I'm off.

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Experience question??

I found some jobs that I’m sure I can do but I don’t have all those years of experience they require on the job posting. Is it a good idea to go ahead and apply anyway or will my applications not even be considered? I have to find a job soon.

Hello Tatiana,

Yes, Go Old School. If you're confident that you could perform the job description and you meet most entry level…

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