3 Reasons Why You Don’t Need 10 Years Experience To Land The Roles You Want
Hey There, I’m Natalie Fisher I help New graduates kick start their careers right from the beginning.
Besides having coached many new grads to get great jobs straight out of the classroom I also work in HR and I’ve sat in on over 100 interviews to date.
In this post I’ll talk about The 3 reasons why you don’t need experience to land an amazing job right now!
If you don’t like reading watch video below. So stay tuned:
So There are 2 schools of thought that hiring managers go back and forth with.
#1: I need someone with 5 plus years of experience
#2: I need someone I can train to do things our way, and grow with our company
There are pros and cons to hiring someone with a lot of experience and someone with less. I specialize in helping people with less experience get jobs they never dreamed of.
So without further Ado let’s get started:
Reason #1 – Create your own opportunities
When you’re out there meeting people and creating opportunities for yourself your experience is less important than if you were interviewing cold for positions online.
When you’re networking and creating your own opportunities, the sky’s the limit.
You can decide how many meetings you’re going to schedule with people who can really help you, you can take charge of your career by using the power of networking.
Especially if you don’t have experience this is extremely powerful and I would say that if you don’t have experience you really have to be networking or you’re missing out on a TON of opportunities that are all available to you right now.
Reason #2 – Look around at the evidence
You may think that you need a certain amount of years experience to make the money you want or to work at the company you want, or that you may need more schooling or you may think you need something else that you don’t have yet.
The truth is there’s evidence everywhere that that’s not true. There’s so many people (Clients of mine specifically, like Michele or Eshra for example) that were able to land jobs without a ton of experience straight out of school, because they weren’t afraid to get out there and talk to people!
Creating opportunities for themselves, instead of waiting for the opportunities to show up on a job site or come to them.
Reason #3 – Challenge your B.S.
By B.S I don’t mean what you might think! I mean Belief systems. So I want you to identify and challenge your belief systems, for example:
Have you ever caught yourself saying any of the following things?
“I don’t have enough hands on experience to get what I want right now”
“I know I should network…but I just hate selling myself”
“I just don’t know how to market myself properly to employers”
Now are these things really true? Or are they stories you’re telling yourself and how are they holding you back?
What if you could let go of these stories and believe in a new reality or a new possibility.
How about we reframe them?
I don’t need hands on experience to get the job i want
If I start networking I’ll start to see doors opening
I can learn how to market myself effectively to get the job offers that I want
And there you have it. 3 reasons that prove that you don’t need as much experience as you probably think to get a great job right now!
If you like what you heard in this post, you’re feeling inspired, and you’d like to learn more I have a free master class I’d like to invite you to sign up for my Free post Series.
You can sign up by clicking the link below. It’s a FREE online post training.
In this guide you’ll learn:
How to identify the questions they’re really asking you (things are not always as they appear).
How to tell captivating stories that trigger the interviewer to remember you above all other candidates.
How to proactively identify an interviewer’s concerns, even when they don’t voice them out a loud.
How to steer the interview in the direction you want it to go.
What I say at the end of the interview to wrap it up and seal the deal.
Do you know one person who could benefit from the information in this post? If so, do your friend a favour and share this info with him/her.
And remember, the current system isn’t perfect, but you can outsmart it. I’m here to prove to you that you do have what it takes.
I’ll see you next time and I can’t wait!
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I’ve got your back
– XO Natalie