Do employers care about which university you went to?
We still have some way to go before we break the Oxbridge elite and challenge the university status quo, but employers increasingly just don’t care which university you attended and care more about you as a person, which is no bad thing..
Do employers want to see your degree?
Educational background verification is a necessary part of many background checks when applying for a job. While checking applicant’s college degrees may be an extra step in the process, a background check helps employers hire great talent.
Does the university you attend matter to employers?
Today, whether you go to college retains some importance in your employment options. But where you go to college is of almost no importance. Whether your degree, for example, is from UCLA or from less prestigious Sonoma State matters far less than your academic performance and the skills you can show employers.
Do employers care about university grades?
Grades are not everything. That’s why smart employers look beyond a student’s GPA. They want evidence of internships, student associations, part-time jobs and other extra-curricular activities that show a well-rounded graduate. … Now the blowtorch is on the value of university grades.
Do employers care how long it took you to graduate?
In general, they don’t care. Whether you graduated early or took a few more years, it’s pretty irrelevant. They are looking for experience first followed by skill and personality. Just having a degree is really what they are wanting, not getting it four years.