Article: “Why Your Experience and Education Won’t Get You Hired”


“Almost everyone who gets an in-person interview is qualified ‘enough’. The rest is up to you. Are you the person they want to work with every day?”

What else does it take to get the job beyond experience and education?  According to Jessica Simko, a personal/career branding strategist and senior level human resources professional, “most employers will choose an honest individual who shows presence, enthusiasm, and passion for the company and the job over hard skills and qualifications.”  Highlight your passion and enthusiasm for the job to employers!

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This information was included in the many handouts at the June Job Club.  Next Job Club meeting is July 15.  Hope to see you there!


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