You have to remember that the competition in the industry is extremely high and it isn’t showing any sign of lowering anytime soon.
If you don’t meet the requirements but really want to follow this profession, dedicate all your effort and resources to becoming the perfect candidate.
Any shortcoming on your side can mean that other candidates get a better chance than you at getting the job.
So… you don’t know how to swim, aren’t quite at your ideal body weight or don’t speak fluent English? Get to work and and do it as soon as possible!
You will not only become a better candidate in the race for your dream job, you will also become a better version of yourself!