Katie Washington, a biological sciences major from Gary, Indiana, has
been named valedictorian of the 2010 University of Notre Dame
graduating class. She is the first African-American student to hold
It seems some job candidates need a refresher course when it comes to
proper etiquette for job interviews. With a more competitive job
market, job-seekers must make a good impression in order to continue in
the selection process. But the pressure to be the best sometimes hurts
the job candidate's opportunities.
Facing unemployment in a dismal economy, Vernita Humphries of
Randallstown, Md., was elated when she landed a job last year. But just
days before her start date, the chief financial officer telephoned her
personally to rescind the offer.