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Should I call the company about my application if something urgent has come up?

Yes, you absolutely should call them and up and let them know your situation. When job hunting, companies understand that sometimes circumstances change and that sometimes there are critical decisions ...
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How do you know if the interview candidate wouldn't betray you?

3 things. background check. This should be self explanatory. Good Compensation/Treatment Employees are much like you. Much as you wouldn't stay/be loyal if you weren't being paid well. This means ...
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How do you know if the interview candidate wouldn't betray you?

"How do I select people who are hard worker[s] and loyal?" If I had a once-sentence answer to that, I'd start my own recruiting firm or write a book and be rich and famous. Every employer ...
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How do you know if the interview candidate wouldn't betray you?

This is what non-disclosure agreements or NDAs are for. And we often do things a little wild. But NDAs do not cover illegal activity, if that's what you are getting at. Otherwise, they should ...
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How do you know if the interview candidate wouldn't betray you?

You're solving the wrong problem. I'm not quite sure what you mean by "come against" or "betray" the company, but taking the charitable interpretation of "misuse the ...
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What to do when you're told that you are both "too qualified" and "under-qualified"?

For certain positions, you're going to need to swallow your pride, and "dumb it down". For retail, restaurant, and labor jobs, managers are not interested in employees with extended ...
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What to do when you're told that you are both "too qualified" and "under-qualified"?

All the advice given so far is great, but I wanted to answer one point they've not addressed: I have four years of experience conducting research in high energy physics (resulting in two impending ...
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What to do when you're told that you are both "too qualified" and "under-qualified"?

People have suggested to make a specific resume' for various positions. One way to tailor a resume' for a specific position is to do the following: Copy & paste all of the job requirements into a ...
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What to do when you're told that you are both "too qualified" and "under-qualified"?

Quite frankly, I find it hard to believe. But okay, lets take it at face value. It is hard to get the job you want. But getting any job to pay bills is possible, assuming you are a young-ish person ...
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What to do when you're told that you are both "too qualified" and "under-qualified"?

have applied to just over 2,500 positions since last October, The only way I can see you applying to that many positions since last October, while graduating with honors with a BS in Physics and ...
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What to do when you're told that you are both "too qualified" and "under-qualified"?

The job market has changed in the last few years. These days you have to tailor your resume to the position you applying to. And when I say tailor, I really mean it. IMHO, because it is so easy to ...
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What to do when you're told that you are both "too qualified" and "under-qualified"?

Sometimes it is better to leave stuff off of a CV When you are young and perhaps not much work experience - you try to add everything you can to your CV to make it sound as impressive as possible. ...
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What to do when you're told that you are both "too qualified" and "under-qualified"?

I have applied to just over 2,500 positions since last October, and have been offered only one interview. That works out at about one every 30 working minutes for 8 months - that's far too many for ...
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How to add my somewhat unique non-standard experience to U.S. federal resume?

You have multiple serious problems here: The experience is 20 years old. You cannot easily articulate how you kept up to date with the skills learned in that experience. The experience, even if it ...
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Should I remove a reference after applying to job?

You can prepare a revised list of references. During the interview, you don't necessarily need to bring up the negative situation unless asked specifically about that reference. But you can explain ...
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Should I remove a reference after applying to job?

When you go in, provide an updated list of references. “Here’s my updated list of references!” Done. Of course if you can get a new one to add all the better.
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