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“Success for the Seasoned Search – the Benefit of Being Overqualified” with Abby Kohut

NJ Unemployed

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

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Many seasoned job seekers find themselves being called overqualified because they have more years of experience than the job description calls for. Learn powerful strategies to overcome your interviewer's misconceptions about you. It's impossible to BE overqualified unless YOU believe you ARE overqualified. In this seminar, you will learn:

1)     How to answer the overqualified question
2)     The real reason why recruiters AND hiring managers are concerned about hiring overqualified applicants 
3)     How to change your cover letter and resume if you believe you are overqualified 
4)     Seven ways to explain on an interview why being overqualified is an advantage 


Abby Kohut, who is known on the web as Absolutely Abby, is the President of Staffing Symphony, LLC.  In the past 18 years, Abby held positions such as Senior Director of Recruiting for Kaplan, Interim Director of Recruiting for Continuum Health Partners, and Manager of Global Recruiting for Alpharma. Her website and her book "Absolutely Abby's 101 Job Search Secrets" teaches candidates secrets about the job search process that other recruiters won't tell you. Abby has provided job search tips on CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox 5 Business News, LinkedIn, Forbes, USA Today, and on Bloomberg Radio. Abby was selected as one of "The Monster 11 for 2011: Career Experts Who Can Help Your Job Search" and is one of the “Top 100 Influential People Online” according to Fast Company Magazine. Since 2010, Abby has been on a mission to help one million job seekers and is currently driving around the USA on a nationwide tour to accomplish that goal which you can learn more about at

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