Pauline W. Hoffmann, Ph.D.

Professor, Entrepreneur, Advocate, Writer

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“I don’t meet all of the qualifications for the job so I better not apply,” said no man ever.

[The title of this post is not entirely true, but it got your attention, I bet.]

I have had several conversations recently with women who lament that other women don’t extend themselves. What do I mean?  Ask yourself, when you see a job posting for a position you know you can do have you ever read the description and said, “I can do this job in my sleep.”  Have you then continued to read the bulleted requirements and said “oh, I meet that one and that one, but not that one, or that one.”

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