If I take these classes will I be seen as "Over Qualified" to employers?
I am attending Harrison College in Columbus, IN and I am triple majoring in Business Management, Business Marketing, and Human Resources. I have heard from a few people that some employers might not hire me after I graduate because they might consider me as "Over Qualified". Does anyone have personal experience or any advice they can give me? All is appreciated, thank you!
Asked By: **Wifey&Mama2Be** - 4/29/2009
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Interesting question, their is a problem with you having so many majors, since HR will probably assume that your going to want a very high salary, and this could be an employment barrier for you... More
Answered By: Carlos - 4/29/2009
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In today's economy, you are going to have trouble getting a job even with the three majors. Employers are constantly faced with people who are overqualified today because of all the middle managers and upper level executives who have lost their jobs. You will actually be less qualified than them because you have no... More
Answered By: mommanuke - 4/29/2009
That may be the case if you are applying to flip burgers, but for a real job requiring a BA, no employer is going to be scared off by your triple major. Edit: I agree with the first answer that without experience you will appear underqualified compared to the recently unemployed.
Answered By: Brian A - 4/29/2009
Some employers might say "Over-Qualified," (O-Q), and actually mean it, but those aren't the ones you want anyway. ) Sometimes they really mean it because they are afraud you'll leave for a better job as soon as you can find one. O-Q is often code for "too old", so if you're relatively young, it probably means they've... More
Answered By: Virgil Thorvald - 4/29/2009
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