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Dear Sir,

May I ask if one should apply for a job which seems to be slightly beyond one's own ablity.

I am thinking of leaving my current company to move to another company (same job). That company is advertising a new position.

I have to admit that the descriptions and responsibilities are a bit beyond my current responsibility. It seems my current manager is the best bet.

In this case, should I still apply, hoping for some luck?

Thank you.

Certainly. Job ads often exaggerate the responsibilities of a job. Just be careful not to jeopardize your current position.

And for the future, if you will send your email address to me at I will send at no cost a very effective 4 email job search plan that really works IF YOU WORK THE PLAN. You could also use it to apply for the position that you are currently interested in. Save the plan as it can help you for the rest of your career. Good luck! Bob.  

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Robert M. Walshaw


I can answer job search questions and can email a very effective and unique job search plan that is almost guaranteed to work if you work the plan. I will also email resume and cover letter examples as well as some tough love advice all free. No internet questions.


Many years of experience as President and General Manager of both large and small corporations, hiring people up to the Vice Presidential level

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BS - Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts MBA - Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts

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