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Job application - should I go for it or not?

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RangeTesKopeks · 11/07/2017 16:55

Hi everyone,

I'm applying for a job at the moment that I'm really interested in, and although its entry-level, I'm sure that I will be up against more experienced candidates.

WWYD? Should I still go for it and apply?

Thanks :)

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MummaGiles · 11/07/2017 16:56

What have you got to lose?

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araiwa · 11/07/2017 16:57

well i dont think there is anything below entry level so go for it

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RangeTesKopeks · 11/07/2017 17:14

Thanks :)

I'm also wondering if it's worth getting into contact with the employer before submitting my application, just to discuss the role? WWYD?

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ragged · 11/07/2017 17:31

Fine to get in touch first. Good luck!

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RangeTesKopeks · 11/07/2017 18:45

The role that I'm applying for is connected to education, so they're asking for experience of working in schools and experience of working in academies.

I have some exprience, as I started training to be a teacher in an academy last year. I resigned after a couple of months though as I was really struggling with my mental health. Do you think I should still mention this experience? WWYD?

Thanks :)

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HattiesBackpack · 11/07/2017 18:47

Yes it's worth mentioning as it's relevant- and shows you are interested in working in education, don't worry about coming off the course it just means that route wasn't right for you.

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