Video:Quick Tip: Answering "Are You Overqualified" in a Job Interviewwith Frances Cole Jones
Don't get stumped in your next interview by being unprepared. In this job search video from About.com, get advice on answering whether you are overqualified during a job interview.See Transcript
Transcript:Quick Tip: Answering "Are You Overqualified" in a Job Interview
Hello, I'm Frances Cole Jones, author of "How to WOW" and creator of the app Interview WOW and I'm here today to help you with the answer to the question on your next job interview, "Are you overqualified?"
How to Answer "Are You Overqualified?" in a Job Interview
The thing is, what they're really asking is, "Are you going to leave in six months and make me look bad and waste the money that the company has invested in training you?" But you can't say that! So, the answer to the question "Are you overqualified?" is: "If you look at my resume I probably do have more experience than the other candidates that are coming in. That said, I'm very excited about this position, I'm extremely excited about working for your company and I guarantee that once you hire me I'm willing to make an 18-month commitment to this job."
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