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Hey Supreme Court Justice Scalia, no one hires someone because of their GPA

Hey Supreme Court Justice Scalia, no one hires someone because of their GPA

Quick question: Have you ever hired anyone based on their GPA?

Another quick question: Have you ever flipped through a massive pile of resumes trying to decide from the thin skeleton of facts arrayed there who you should call in for an interview, seen someone who went to your alma mater, and decided to bring them in?

Personally, I have never hired anyone based on a GPA—not an intern, not a fact-checker, not an editor, not a freelancer. I have never even asked anyone what their GPA was. (And we all know that only the freshly minted graduates who have nothing else to their credit include a GPA on their resume—with the exception of those snooty cum laudes who tend...

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