03 Mar '11, 10am

How to Get a Job When You Lack Experience - Yahoo! Singapore Finance

Miriam Salpeter , On Wednesday 2 March 2011, 23:35 SGT When you're early in your career and lacking work experience, are you totally out of luck as a job seeker? What about if you're in the midst of a career change and your background doesn't quite live up to what your targeted job descriptions require? While you can't create experience you don't have, you can think outside of the proverbial box to help make yourself more qualified. Here's how to make yourself more marketable for jobs that might be considered a reach: [See 10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Internship .] Know your strengths. Carefully evaluate your true skills and qualifications. Go through the job description with a fine-toothed comb. Maybe you don't have the number of years required working in the field, but you strongly believe your transferable skills make up for any shortcomings. Or you know you have...

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