Does Your GPA Matter for your Job Search?

Not really. Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist at Wharton, explains “What Straight-A Students Get Wrong” that grades don’t predict career success, so your GPA has little bearing in the hiring process. Grant cites research that shows “the correlation between grades and job performance is modest in the first year after college and trivial within a

Is a College Degree Necessary to Get a Good Job?

You want to know – before you make a huge financial investment – is a college degree necessary to get a good job. I’m not going to repeat the gazillions of studies and statistics that prove that candidates without college degrees earn less than those who have them, nor will I bore you by repeating

5 Reasons Why You Blew Your Job Interview

You got called for a job interview! That, in itself, is fantastic news. Clearly, your resume articulated how your skills and background could potentially make you the best candidate for the job. You made it to the Short List. On paper, at least, you look reasonably good to the recruiter or hiring manager. Maybe you are The One

College Student Resumes: Here’s What You’re Doing Wrong

“It’s late September and I really should be getting back to school,” sang Rod Stewart in Maggie May. Okay, so if you’re a college student, then you probably aren’t familiar with the song….but for those of you who haven’t yet found jobs, there’s no going back to school; you need a resume that will get you