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Friday Oct 08

Career Conversation: Success for the Seasoned Search...The Benefit of Being Overqualified

Friday, October 8, 9:00 a.m.

Abby Kohut 

During this virtual webinar Absolutely Abby will talk about how 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:

  • The REAL reason why recruiters AND hiring managers are concerned about hiring overqualified applicants 
  • How to change your cover letter and resume if you believe you are overqualified 
  • Seven ways to explain on an interview why being overqualified is an advantage 
  • How to handle the “age factor” if you are over 36


About the Speaker:

Abby Kohut is known in the job search world as Absolutely Abby because she tells the Absolute truth about the job search process. In the past 26 years, Abby has held corporate recruiting positions in a variety of industries and is responsible for helping 10,000 people get hired. Her website AbsolutelyAbby.com, which was selected as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career” by Forbes, teaches candidates the Absolute truth about the job search process that other recruiters won't tell you. AbsolutelyAbby.com was mentioned on CNBC as one of three top websites for career changers and CNBC published an article naming Abby as a Top Career Coach and Recruiter. Abby is one of the “Top 100 Influential People Online” according to Fast Company Magazine and is known as "Ask Abby" on LinkedIn. Since 2012, Abby has been on a mission to help one million job seekers and she drove around the US in an RV in order to accomplish that goal. Her job search adventures were covered by several nationwide TV and radio networks including: Fox 5, Sirius XM, NBC, CBS, ABC, Bloomberg Radio, LinkedIn, Monster, and The Ladders.