Why Job Interviews are Useless

The New York Times recently published an article on the uselessness of job interviews. As stated in the article, researchers have known for many decades that interviews aren’t an accurate assessment of one’s abilities.   One reason interviews aren’t useful is that traits noticed during an interview can overshadow more important, objective factors. The New Read More …

Can You Choose a Career that Doesn’t Fit Your Personality?

Your career personality is important factor to consider when choosing a career path. But since no career is perfect, is it possible to choose a good career that doesn’t align with your personality? The answer is complicated and depends on other factors such as career values, interest areas and natural skills and abilities.   There’s Read More …

Coping with Job Search Burnout

Job searching can be frustrating, demoralizing, and even dehumanizing. Dealing with constant rejection, jumping through hoops, and trying to say just the right things to impress potential employers can wear you down. You may even want to give up searching completely. But there are strategies to help overcome feelings of disappointment. A few tips and Read More …

Recovering from a Big Career Mistake

One individual’s big career mistake was on display at this weekend’s Academy Awards. Brian Cullinan, a PwC accountant charged with handing out envelopes containing the winners to presenters, gave the incorrect envelope for best picture. The resulting on stage mix-up was cringe worthy and will probably be remembered for a long time. Luckily, most people’s Read More …

Great Summer 2016 Internships

It’s never too early to start searching for the perfect summer internship. Major companies are already hiring interns for the summer, so don’t wait until it’s too late. No matter what career path you seek, there are likely career building positions available for you at one of the companies below. Some companies now hiring interns Read More …