A convert to Gatorism
- Dec 31, 2018
From reading the article, my impression is they are defining "elite" (or "ELITE") differently than you do.Those with top degrees perform marginally better, but they cost more and can cause team drama, research finds.www.inc.com
This from Inc.
Instead, you're likely to consider only candidates with credentials from solid schools. And if you compare these grads to Ivy Leaguers, the jump in performance was just one percent.
"We found that graduates from higher-ranked universities tend to excessively focus on the instrumental tasks, often at the expense of paying insufficient attention to interpersonal relationships. In some instances, graduates from top universities tend to be less friendly, are more prone to conflict, and are less likely to identify with their team."
Each individual candidate and company is different, so there are no definitive answers, except perhaps a reminder not to be dazzled by big name schools. Think carefully about the trade-offs you're likely facing. For many positions, a worse degree is the better choice.