How to get the job when you're overqualified

11/12/2009 | U.S. News & World Report

If you're worried you'll be turned down for a job because you're overqualified, you'll need to make it clear to employers that your expectations are reasonable, writes Karen Burns. Among her tips: Emphasize that you're seeking the market pay rate, downplay your past job titles, offer to sign a contract, get others to recommend you and be enthusiastic, she writes.

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