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Your Future Career
If you are not confident that your grades alone can put you ahead in seeking future employment, then you need another way to compete. Take it upon yourself to become well informed about the current job market. Know what employers are looking for, and be sure that your employment goals and your current academic actions align. Take a look at the various information below, and use it to your advantage.
I Can't Find a Good Employee from Generation Y - bNet.com - This blog post from a salon chain owner describes what she sees as major problems with this new generation of employees. Even with a wildly different job market, these problems are generational and likely apply to you as well. Don't be a "typical Gen Y applicant" to employers. Stand out and be a hard-working team player.
Does Your College Degree Matter? - Study Hacks - This article sites research into how much your college degree program affects your ability to get hired in various fields. Before you start looking at a change of major, read this. The answers may surprise you.
How to Be Impressive Without an Impressive Amount of Work - Study Hacks - A good resume is so much more than a good list of accomplishments. Learn how to be innovative and impress future employers without giving up all of your free time.