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No evidence first-class graduates are better workers

It was stated in “How to get a job at Google” (Feb 24) that Google had found grade point averages to be “worthless as a criteria for hiring”. This should be a wake-up call for parents who search for tutors the moment their children enter Primary 1. The common wisdom among parents is that a child should go to university, get a good education, find a job and be financially successful. In this age of technology and smartphones, this concept may be outdated.

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