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Laura (Kimberly) Mclauchlin
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Certified Medical Transcriptionist; Medical Writer; Teacher A&P & Med Trans

Overqualified generally means that your experience and/or education greatly exceeds what the job you are applying to requires. Many hiring managers believe that if someone is "overqualified" but hired, that person will take another job that is more closely aligned with their experience and education (usually equating to higher pay) as soon as they find one and will then leave the job they were given. I hope this helps.

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Andre’a Garrison
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@Stephanie Lloyd basically they can’t afford you and your talent 😍

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tell you now some people don't like overqualified people as you're a threat being allowed into the door. Also, you can ask for more money or they may not think you will stick around when offered a lower paying position. Often if you many wont state it but tell you the position is closed even thou it not.

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A nice way of saying. We don't want you! And you would want to much $$.

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Shirley Mosley
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Qualifications the hiring managers looking for that will not turn out to be to in a lower scor. Will be the qualifications of espections of experiences, dedication, loyalties, time, education, Knowledgeable of the Microsofrt Office and internetsystem setup.Also they operational syatem.If nor this will put you in the low qualification position.

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Phoebe Holston Washington
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I bet you already knew that @Stephanie Lloyd 😊

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Nikki Fuzell
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It means I am ready to go back into society with six degrees, recovering from cancer and out of energy, time and resources. I have applied for warehouse jobs only to be told that I am overqualified.

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Carla H
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@Stephanie Lloyd Unfortunately, Ive never seen it used positively. I've only seen it as a polite dismissal of someone without trying to sound rude. An "overqualified" person can bring a lot to any role. That should be what any organization would want in an employee.

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Shirley Mosley
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Yes! but some employees do not know that and need to understand that.

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