THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF “UNDER QUALIFIED”
Whether you’re currently working and seeking a promotion, or you are unemployed, the key is to look for positions where you can leverage the expertise you bring to the table, while developing a variety of new skills, from technical to financial to leadership.
Virginia, for example, has been an executive recruiter for most of her career. She has always worked for executive search firms (the type of entity that big corporations retain to find their top talent) and is now looking for a position as a talent acquisition executive at a company. Moving to the client side will allow her to learn a host of new skills that would build on her past experience. It’s a stretch assignment she’s ready for.
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