If You Have A Degree And Do This, You’ll Never Get A Job

By: Isaiah Hankel

Getting a great job is not just about doing the right things, it’s about not doing the wrong things. I felt awkward and creepy as I walked up to a group of four other grad students and reached out to shake one of their hands. I had a big goofy smile on my face to hide how uncomfortable I was.  Someone else started talking and I relaxed a little. I kept trying to think of things to say but couldn’t come up with anything. Finally I said, “So, does anyone have a job lined up?”  Everyone was silent for a…