Job Qualifications Ballston Spa NY

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

Molloy Partners
(518) 581-2532
340 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY

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Ablest Staffing Services
(518) 587-1677
480 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY

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Philotechnics, Ltd
(518) 384-3906
105 Lake Hill Rd
Burnt Hills, NY

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Eagle Healthcare RPO Powered by Eagle Recruiting Services
(518) 894-9844
26F Congress St Ste 311
Saratoga Springs, NY
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temporary, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

Cavan Systems
(518) 371-0567
26 Nadler Road
Clifton Park, NY

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Lyons Assoc
(518) 583-0444
PO Box 984
Saratoga Springs, NY

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Companies Of J J Young
(518) 580-9025
77 Van Dam St
Saratoga Springs, NY

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Tech 11
(518) 879-9054
4298 Rt 50
Wilton, NY

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Eagle Recruiting Services
(518) 533-2992
125 High Rock Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY

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(518) 383-4636
56 Clifton Country Rd
Clifton Park, NY

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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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