The big question is whether the likeable candidate is hired more easily, or if the likeable employee is more valued than the competent one.
“I don’t get it. I have a friend who is always being recruited and I never get a call. How come some people are always on a recruiter’s radar?”
Job seekers attend fairs hoping to gain face-to-face access to prospective employers in ways that their e-mailed resumes cannot. The big problem is that too many people attend job fairs, career expos, whatever you want to call them, without a plan
An Internship will give you the experience you need and help determine what is important to you by seeing and experiencing the various departments a corporation has to offer.
Students who have maximized their internship experience and have used it to truly gain new skills and a better understanding of their field of study, will ultimately interview with a different confidence and knowledge level.