Class of 2013: Your Degree Doesn’t Mean Squat

There’s a compelling sense of entitlement among college graduates as it relates to job seeking. Whether it’s the belief that an Ivy League education guarantees a top tier job in a Fortune 500 firm, or that a 4.0 GPA equates to recruiters overwhelming their Inbox and voicemail with job offers, the “class of 2013” appears to be disconnected from the realities of the 21st century workforce. There appears to be little consideration of developing high-level skills. Somewhere along the line, the need for experience seems to have escaped their lopsided reasoning. In this article, Ilya Pozin (Founder of Ciplex. Columnist for Inc, Forbes & LinkedIn. 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur) provides some advice to workforce neophytes on landing that first gig.

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