You’ve probably come across job openings that sound interesting, but you notice that you’re lacking some of the desired qualifications. Is it okay to apply anyway? In most cases, it’s worth taking a chance. Of course, there are some exceptions, like when you have to be an attorney or know how to play the violin. In fact, many employment advertisements are more like wish lists than precise formulas, so there is substantial room for flexibility.
Take a look at three of the most common situations where you may be able to make the case for why you’re a candidate worth considering.