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 …

What To Know Before Your First Day at Work

College students starting out in the working world after years as students may be feeling apprehensive about about what lies ahead in the working world. Below, Carolyn Thompson, longtime executive recruiter and Managing Principal at Merito Group, talks about what college grads should know before their first day as a gainfully employed adult. How can Read More …

Job Search – When You Should and Shouldn’t Apply

  Job listings usually include long lists of desired skills and experience that would be hard for any candidate to meet. Therefore, it’s important to know when you can apply even though you don’t meet all of the listed requirements. Hiring managers don’t expect applicants to be perfect, but they do expect that you’ll have 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 …

The Best Cities for Finding a Job in Your Industry

You may have a well-crafted resume, excellent answers prepared for interview questions, and all the right qualifications. But if you aren’t in the right location, you may still have trouble finding work. Every city holds different opportunities for job-seekers depending on the industry. If you want to know which cities offer the most job openings Read More …