Saturday Shoutout!!! Overqualified for a job?

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Saturday Shoutout!!! How to prepare for jobs for which you are overqualified

Issue 3 | Number 10 | 20 April 2013

In this article by Rania Oteify it typically reflects what is happening in the Australian job market at the moment.

Being in a spot where you’ve to accept a job for which you may be overqualified is not easy. However, much of this experience can be determined by how you perceive it. If you look at the glass half-full: it is a job that will allow you to pursue a more suitable position without feeling the crunch of finances.

In the meantime, you may get the benefit of being outside the house, having some sort of professional life and avoiding an employment gap. You even may learn some new skills in the process. If you stick with this outlook, this experience can turn into a positive one all around.  Read on …

If you find these updates useful, feel free to forward on to a work colleague or friend.

Graphics: CV Plaza

About the Author. To fulfil his professional and personal career aspirations, Tony Wiggins created ‘The HR Archite3t’ brand in 2009.  With a well-grounded focus and passion for HR, he thrives on working across his networks as a thought leader in ‘making a difference’ in the HR arena.

Tony Wiggins is the Founder and UX Editor of Saturday Shoutout!!! and The HR Archit3ct Spends 5 Minutes with ….Tony utilises the blog ‘The HR Archit3ct’ as a social media network and platform that empowers HR professionals to network, assist and support one another, spanning different countries, subcultures and niches.  Contact Tony at or @tonywiggin on Twitter.

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