Will adding a resume make me look over qualified?
I am a college graduate with a Bachelors in Business Administration and I am trying to apply for a retail position. My experience includes Product Manager Assistant, Office Administrator and Assistant to the Sr. Finance Officer. Will that make me look over qualified by adding a resume to a retail job that is only part-time? I need the job for money, if you're wondering why retail.
Asked By: aznphatty7 - 3/30/2009
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As an ex- store manager ( changed careers after 15 years) I would always interview and hire a more professional individual. You bring to the table; Customer Service Skills, experience completing task on a timely bases, responsibility in meeting your schedule requirements ( coming to work on time). I think most of all... More
Answered By: SwimMOM 1 - 4/2/2009
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I have been unemployed for a year now. I have a degree and years of banking experience. The jobs are not out there and like you I have begun applying for retail and hospitality. I tried target and the grocery store right before the holidays and said I specifically wanted cashier. But I attached my resume and at... More
Answered By: mink - 3/30/2009
Since its a part time position, I don't think .leaving that information will hurt you. Depending on the retail environment you are going to work in, it might even help you get a job later on in the corporate area of the company or in a company that likes their employees to have an exposure to the retail end of their... More
Answered By: mikea - 3/30/2009
Answered By: aine c - 3/30/2009
If the hiring person is smart, no problem you could grow with the company. If they are afraid you are overqualified of course if you applying in person, just ask them if they would like a resume.
Answered By: nanny - 3/30/2009
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