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Should i apply to jobs in which i do not meet the requirements?

I'm an accounting student (just finished with my third year) and i really want a part time job relating to accounting such as account payables clerk or accounting assistant. The problem is every single job posting i come across requires at least one year of relating experience and i only have three months of experience from volunteering. So my question is should i just give it a shot anyway or is it really pointless and i shouldn't waste my time sending off my resumes anymore?

Asked By: CrystalPP - 5/31/2010
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Yes apply and sell yourself during an interview. Make sure you have a strong cover letter. know how to answer the tough interview questions and create a strong 30 - 60 bio of yourself to tell them who you are and why they should hire you. Provide them with your strengths and stick to it to the end. In todays market... More
Answered By: RipCity - 5/31/2010
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It sounds like you're trying to get a part-time job in order to gain the experience of how your classroom work in accounting would actually apply in the workforce. That means that your hoping to be trained in the knowledge set of classroom-to-job applications. If a job posting is asking for a minimum of one-year... More
Answered By: Ryan E - 5/31/2010
 
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