Thought Catalog

1. It’s not about you. People will teach you to format your selling points as though you are the product to be sold but what you need to be selling is what you can do for the company. It’s less about what you have done in the past and more about what you will do for them in the future (though the former can attest to your ability to do the latter, it should not be the only focus).

2. Employers do not care about what you majored in, what classes you took, what school you attended and what your GPA was as much as you have been led to believe. Many will breeze over them as a matter of requirement, not accomplishment. They will likely be more concerned with your skill sets, hands on experience, and how you will (and do) perform. My favorite example of this is Anna Wintour…

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