Quick and Quintessential Career & Job Tips
Job-hunting tips from the April 29, 2002 issue of QuintZine.
Are you graduating with a “useless” degree? It all depends on your perspective and self-image, said Dale Dauten and Kate Wendleton when they advised a political science grad who wrote to the syndicated columnists for advice. “Who cares what your degree is in?” Dauten said. “They’re all ‘useless,’ and they are all valuable. Do you really think that a 22-year-old with a degree in management knows [a lot] about managing? Recruiters on a college campus put a lot of emphasis on school experience only because that’s all most applicants have to talk about.” Added Wendleton: “As for the degree, just say you majored in liberal arts.”
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