Does the University You Attend Impact Your Career?

3 years ago

As humans we are comfortable with the familiar. We like big brands and name drop with pride (consciously and subconsciously). Exclaiming, “I drive a Mercedes insured by Geico, with music synced to my iPod, while sipping a can of Coke” is much different than declaring, “I drive a mid-sized sedan insured with PIP insurance, synced to my Mp3 player, while sipping a can of Kirkland cola.” Right now you are probably asking yourself, “What’s Kirkland cola?” You may get a similar reaction by peers or employers who may have never heard of the school you attended. As a career coach, I have frequently heard job seekers blame the lack of popularity of their school name for their lack of success. Read more.

 

This is an article written by a member of the SheKnows Community. The SheKnows editorial team has not edited, vetted or endorsed the content of this post. Want to join our amazing community and share your own story? Sign up here.
comments

More from living

Living
by Jana Randall | a day ago
Living
by Catherine Conelly | 4 days ago
Living
by Julie Sprankles | 9 days ago
Living
by Justina Huddleston | 11 days ago
Living
by Bryanne Salazar | 11 days ago
Living
by Heather Barnett | 22 days ago
Living
by Justina Huddleston | 24 days ago
Living
by Kenzie Mastroe | a month ago
Living
by Julie Sprankles | a month ago
Living
by Justina Huddleston | a month ago
Living
by Fairygodboss | a month ago