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Old 08-01-2018, 11:52 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn the best borough in NYC!
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I tend to not apply to jobs that ask for certain specific skills or licensing.

Even if I do have the skills I also tend to avoid jobs that will say things like “minimum of ten years experience”.

Are there any more things I should avoid at giving me a higher chance in getting a call back for an interview?
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Old 08-02-2018, 08:22 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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We are finding it harder to find people meeting all of our requirements, so I would suggest that you apply for any jobs that you would like doing for which you meet the requirements. If they require 10 years experience and you have 8, you might be the closest that they find. If it's a specific skill or license that you don't have, then I agree, you are not likely to get an interview. It's just not that difficult or time-consuming to do an application or send a resume, and even if not selected each interview helps you improve your interviewing skills.
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