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The “5 year curse”

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What is so magic about that 5 year mark? It seems as though there is a stigma in the business world that 5 years experience is a standard before a candidate will be considered for hire. So how do you get the experience if all employers are wearing the 5 year blinders?

I think most business professionals would agree that “entry level” is considered less than three years’ experience. The perception that five years’ experience is magic seems arbitrary at best. ...

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