Job Qualifications Hanford CA

Not sure you match all the qualifications in an intriguing job ad? Find out why you should still send your resume.

All Health Services
(209) 545-5378
109 S Douty St
Hanford, CA
Type of Service
temporary, temporary/part time

J A Contracting
(559) 867-1422
21510 S Chateau Fresno Ave
Riverdale, CA

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Jobs Resource Unlimited
(559) 583-6055
700 N Irwin
Hanford, CA

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Denham Personnel Services
(559) 891-1300
2020 High St
Selma, CA

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Administaff
(818) 244-9777
550 N Brand Blvd
Glendale, CA

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Jobs Resource Unlimited
(559) 583-6055
700 N Irwin
Hanford, CA

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Denham Personnel Services
(559) 891-1300
2020 High St
Selma, CA

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J A Contracting
(559) 867-1422
21510 S Chateau Fresno Ave
Riverdale, CA

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MindSol Information Group
(650) 966-8077
411 Camille Street
San Jose, CA

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CreditPros/ Smyth Corporate Staffing
(800) 355-6060
19750 S Vermont Ave
Torrance, CA

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You've discovered an exciting internship or entry-level job and would like to apply. But should you bother, even if you don't have exactly what the ad outlines? With few exceptions, send your résumé anyway. Here's why:

The Job Listing Describes the Perfect Candidate, Not the Probable One

When employers write job ads, they list the qualifications of the ideal person for the job. They know -- and accept -- that they probably won't actually find someone who meets every criterion, but they still ask for that person, just in case.

If you happen to be the perfect candidate for the job, great. But in the much more realistic case that you're a decent but not ideal candidate, you still may be the best applicant to emerge.

This brings us to the second reason you should apply:

This Test Is Graded on a Curve

Thanks to years of schooling, you've probably become quite accustomed to being graded on a percentage basis. If you earn 90 percent of the points in a course, you get an A; if you earn 80 percent, you get a B; and so on.

On the other hand, your job search is graded on a curve. How you stack up in an employer's eyes is based on how you compare to the other applicants.

So let's say an employer thinks you're a B-level candidate and concludes that all the rest of the applicants are C-level or worse. If this were a class, all you'd be able to say is, "I got a B." But in this competition, you can say, "I got the job!"...


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