College Degrees aren’t Good Predictors of Employee Success

Don’t get me wrong; college degrees are wonderful for a variety of reasons, but college degrees aren’t good predictors of employee success. Your college degree tells employers absolutely nothing about how well you’ll do on the job. When I was running human resources in financial services, telecommunications and a SaaS company, I routinely skirted hiring

Is a College Degree Necessary to Get a Good Job?

10/31/19 update This post has clearly struck a nerve, as it’s one of the most widely read on this site. My guess is that you’re reading it because you’re in the job market, and want to know if the lack of a degree will count against you. Or you’re considering whether it pays to get

What Went Wrong During Your Job Interview

You got called for an interview! That’s great, and  although you felt pretty confident going in, now that it’s over, you can’t shake the feeling that something went wrong during your job interview You never hear from them again. What went wrong? Here’s what could have gone wrong during your interview You came prepared to

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