How to Decode Employment Ad Phrases

Employment Ad Phrases
Employment Ad Phrases

By Larry Buhl

Contrary to many job seekers' fears, employment ads are more likely to be wish lists than demands. But reading these ads, it's often hard to tell what these companies are actually wishing for.

It's a good idea to decode confusing phrases before you apply, so you'll avoid wasting time on jobs out of your reach, and not overlook that "perfect fit" position.