Lots of young people throw away job opportunities because they aren’t perfect candidates. They look at job descriptions, see missing bullet points in their own experience, and talk themselves out of applying. They feel like they are stuck between either giving up on the opportunity or pretending like they are the perfect candidate.
The reality is much more than a choice between quitting or embellishing. Understanding how companies write job descriptions and make hiring decisions will break down the internal barrier of not being a perfect candidate.
In this episode:
- Not being the perfect candidate
- Job descriptions and Frankenployee’s
- Tradeoffs when hiring
- Giving yourself permission to apply
- Househunting wish lists
- The only things that matter when a company is hiring
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