Want to Get Hired But I Won't Be There Long-Term?

Dear Experts, I'm an entrepreneur at heart and am bootstrapping my latest venture - which means I need a job to pay the bills. How do I convince an employer to hire me when I know I won't be with them long-term? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question: @kgrantcareers Q#171 If u want 2 B fair, look at temping instead - OR - find job n area that complements your business 2 learn key skills. @resumesrevealed Q#171 Don't talk tenure intention - u cld end up staying longer - or co cld end up doing layoffs they didn't intend. @jtodonnell Q#171 Be careful of messaging on social media too. HR will look at your accts. & know your heart isn't in it. @dawnbugni Q#171 Don't show your hand before you're ready to play it. Short-term employment can be your choice OR theirs. @gradversity Q#171 Focus on your value and what you bring to the table. Don't make any mention of how long you intend to stay. @heatherhuhman: Q#171 To add to @DebraWheatman's comment, you can also try temping. Agree w/her about being honest. @beneubanks Q#171 You'll have to convince them that short-term benefit is worth it. Agree 2 stay X months & train successor. @DebraWheatman Q#171 Consult for the company instead of joining full time. Honesty is best policy. Can still contribute short-term. Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if witnessed a hiring manager at your organization making fun of a candidate who they had just interviewed who had autism.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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We complied a simple list of what we find to be the most common questions our coaches get about resumes. We hope you find this helpful.

Let's start with the basics...

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