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How to write a CV and behave in a job interview if you don't fully qualify for the job offer

PHP -> C# is a bigger jump than the OP is describing. The OP should put in some [rather serious] homework and demonstrate some reasonable C# home project[s] to warrant serious consideration. 80-90% ...
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How to write a CV and behave in a job interview if you don't fully qualify for the job offer

I've been on both sides, like a lot of people. First, let me tell you about a job offer, at the beginning of the last decade. They were looking for an iOS developer with so many years of experience ...
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How to write a CV and behave in a job interview if you don't fully qualify for the job offer

Cover Letter I believe this is where a good cover letter can come into play. This is how I landed an Android developer job, in fact, having no professional experience at all in working on Android apps....
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How to write a CV and behave in a job interview if you don't fully qualify for the job offer

So far, you've received some good advice, but there is one critical piece of advice that's missing. And that's the fact that non-technical gatekeepers rarely have much leeway in giving you the benefit ...
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How to write a CV and behave in a job interview if you don't fully qualify for the job offer

Whatever you do, DON'T LIE. You WILL be found out in the interview. You just will. There are certain things about every programming language that you really only hit by using it to build non-trivial ...
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How to write a CV and behave in a job interview if you don't fully qualify for the job offer

Given how optimistic some companies are when writing their job descriptions, I'd think that few people would ever have all the skills identified as required or desired for the position. The best thing ...
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How to write a CV and behave in a job interview if you don't fully qualify for the job offer

Here's my 2 cents, hope this helps... Try to sell "whatever you don't know" as the reason you're interested in joining the team: you have a passion for learning new things (lifelong learning ...
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How to write a CV and behave in a job interview if you don't fully qualify for the job offer

Well, liking the company will give you a bonus with CEOs and HR people, but for the people actually interviewing you and evaluating whether you can do the job, it is basically worthless. If I ...
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Negotiating the location of an internal job offer

Thanks everyone for the feedback. I eventually settled for an approach focussing mostly on country X's pull factors. Some of them are clearly in direct opposition to what happens in country Y, but at ...
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Insurance Manager vs ibank developer

So my questions is which one should I take? Take the job that furthers your career the most in the direction you want it to go.
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Proactively telling the interviewer about other interviews

They are not going to shortcut you through the interview stages because of your personal situation, unless you are an amazing candidate. They probably have multiple candidates to proceed through the ...
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Negotiating the location of an internal job offer

While I'm very excited for this opportunity and would love to take the role if it were in country X, working in country Y is not an option for me for personal reasons. Simple and to the point while ...
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Accepted job offer, but probably receiving another offer soon

If that were to happen, what should I do? That's your decision to make. Both options have pros and cons so you need to weight how these stack up against your personal life and career goals. In my ...
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Is my current workplace actually trying to retain me?

I would suggest that you move on to the new group and save yourself lots of headache and drama. Leave the old group and forget all about it. "As it stands, I would rather move...". Then, ...
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Is my current workplace actually trying to retain me?

Is there anything missing or unclear from my approach? I read through your question, and I'm not clear what you are looking for. Perhaps that's me, perhaps that's you. The same may be true for your ...
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Is my current workplace actually trying to retain me?

Is there anything missing or unclear from my approach? If you want to communicate, then communicate. Schedule a meeting or a phone call and ask for status update. Am I right to perceive the response ...
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Should I accept a company car in Belgium?

IMHO, you should calculate your current expenses of commute with and without a car. Keeping in mind time commitments and ease of travel as well. on the one hand, long lease lock you in the expenses ...
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