The 1 Untold Reason Why You Should Focus More On Internships Rather Than GPA

I’ve had a GPA of 2.7 or lower for the past 4 semesters and I just turned down Facebook and Amazon for internships. Drop the mic . . . But for real though, you and I both know that a 2.7 is far from stellar. I’ve had friends who used to laugh at people with … Continue reading “The 1 Untold Reason Why You Should Focus More On Internships Rather Than GPA”

3 Steps to Turn Rejections into Internship Offers

It hurts doesn’t it. Getting rejected. Being told you’re not good enough and someone else is better. Companies can’t hire everyone that applies, but that still doesn’t make it easier to be one of the ones that are rejected. And what can really ruin your day is when a company you were really pulling for, … Continue reading “3 Steps to Turn Rejections into Internship Offers”

3 Ways to Stand Out as an Intern

Whether you’re just starting out in your career, or have decided to pursue a new direction work wise, it is important to get as much experience and knowledge as you can, as soon as you can. A great way to go about doing this, and to also get your foot in the door at companies you’d … Continue reading “3 Ways to Stand Out as an Intern”

#75 – Career Expert Series – Isaac Morehouse

For Episode 75 of The CareerMetis Podcast, we will be hearing from Isaac Morehouse Guest Introduction – Isaac Morehouse Isaac describes his career path and what he noticed throughout his time working in and around higher education organizations. He noticed that something was amiss between students leaving higher education and looking for work, and the employers who … Continue reading “#75 – Career Expert Series – Isaac Morehouse”

How do I Stand Out as an Intern Applicant With Minimal Experience?

A few months ago, a student applied to my agency’s internship program with minimal experience. She had just finished her freshman year at college, and her resume didn’t have the multiple extra-curricular activities,the other applicants did. Yet, I hired her over dozens of students that had more robust resumes. How did I know she was … Continue reading “How do I Stand Out as an Intern Applicant With Minimal Experience?”

10 Tips for Small Businesses to Avoid Costly HR Errors

We all know that starting a business is risky. You are sailing on unknown waters, and any storm can destroy you. With these tips, the waters are less unknown. These tips will guide you in avoiding costly HR errors. It will help you save money, lessen the risks, and speed up the growth of your … Continue reading “10 Tips for Small Businesses to Avoid Costly HR Errors”

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Interns for Your Company

Summer is nearly upon us, which means that we’ll soon be in the throes of intern season. Internships are usually associated with major corporations and even federal agencies, but these days, more and more small businesses are seeing the value in hiring interns. And more and more young professionals are seeking out internships at small businesses. … Continue reading “5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Interns for Your Company”

15 Things You Should Never Do During a Job Interview

Crowds of unemployed make persistent efforts to get an internship but don’t even stand a chance. The first meeting with a potential boss can both play into their hands and put an end to the colloquy. By and large, everyone must undergo the conversation with HR-manager. What is necessary to obtain a successful result? One … Continue reading “15 Things You Should Never Do During a Job Interview”