Having a strong GPA is rewarding and sleepless nights studying for tests will pay off in the long run. After all, good comes to those who work hard right? Last week, I stumbled across a Fast Company article -->(_) that raised a few eyebrows. Included below are statistics that stood out.
- 60% of recruiters found these aspects (GPA and cover letter) of the candidate's portfolio to be the least important factors in deciding whether they were a good fit for the job
- Recruiters now find 56% of well-qualified candidates through social media
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Arcsite
This week's internship opportunity comes from a local IT startup working on an innovative technology. Currently they are looking for somebody (can be intern, part time, or full time employee) to help with marketing and sales. Attached is the job description and company introduction.