Does Your GPA Get You Hired?

Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist at Wharton, explains “What Straight-A Students Get Wrong” and the crux of his argument is that grades are not a predictor of career success. He cites research that shows “the correlation between grades and job performance is modest in the first year after college and trivial within a handful of

5 Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Getting Results

If your resume isn’t getting results, you’re probably making one of these common mistakes. But first, let’s be clear about the type of result you should expect; the immediate result of a great resume is a call asking you to come in for an interview. That’s what you’re aiming for, so avoid these 5 resume

Keywords in the Resume: Do They Really Matter?

Clients often ask me if I’ve included the “right” keywords in the resume, but while I once thought keywords mattered a great deal, I no longer do. Keywords in the resume aren’t intended for human eyes; they exist mostly for the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) software which itself only exists for the overwhelmed (or lazy)