Interview questions: are you over-qualified for this job?

Tue, 05/02/2013 - 13:06 -- nick

Britain is going through a deep financial depression. Jobs are hard to find, and more and more experienced workers are finding themselves having to apply to jobs that are below their previous level of salary and qualifications.

So how do you answer that tricky question that all who find themselves in this position are asked: why are you applying for this job when you are clearly over-qualified?

Career Confidential has written an article letting you know exactly how.

It comes down to explaining clearly why the company fits you and why you are a fit for the company.

You also need to understand their fear - that you will leave as soon as a higher-paid job comes along - and you need to find an explanation that helps to allay this fear.

Career Confidential also provides answers to other common interview questions, so check the links at the bottom of the page for more details.

Read the article here