Quick tips to getting the job you want quickly
Don't let that put you off your application. Even if you're short a few of the requirements, there's a potential to still get the job you're looking for.
- Talk to the boss directly
The first thing you should do if you don't have all of the qualifications for a position is talk to the person who is hiring. Discuss your honest intention to work and learn the position to the best of your abilities. People like to see someone who has a drive to work, and taking the initiative to speak with the person who is hiring before submitting your application may help you get the job you want.
- Be sincere in your ability to learn
When you submit your CV, list everything you can that applies to the job, even if it's not from a traditional educational standpoint. For example, if the job is in construction but you don't have professional work experience, you may want to list any projects you've worked on as a volunteer. In your objectives, be clear that you're interested in learning the trade and working hard to get to the level of your peers if given the chance.
- Submit applications to multiple positions
Finally, if the job is hiring multiple positions, consider applying to those that fit your education as well as those you don't meet the qualifications for. Even if you get one of the other jobs, there may be a chance to learn and transfer into the job you wanted in the future.
These are a few tips for getting a job you want when you don't have the right experience. Give it a try, and you'll be impressed with the results.View More Job Advice