Re: Resume: Educational relevance in light of actual experience?

Subject: Re: Resume: Educational relevance in light of actual experience?
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2001 17:03:56 -0500

Brierley, Sean wrote:
Along those lines, a friend of mine when interviewing for a technical
writing job, with many, many years of documented experience in the field,
was asked to tell what their GPA was when they graduated college with
their
tech-writing-related English degree. That degree was earned 10+ years
before.


Sean,

At a prior job, I was not only asked this question on the application, I
actually had to supply transcripts. An HR rep later told me that the company
did not hire anyone with under a 3.0 GPA.

Salette


So that company would have rejected Albert Einstein out of hand?

Scott

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