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Posted June 20, 2013 by

Is Joining a Business Fraternity Worth Your Time?

Greek letters representing a business fraternity on yellow and black sign

Greek letters representing a business fraternity on yellow and black sign. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When Michael Berthelot was searching for his first job after college, he noticed that the hiring manager who was interviewing him had a Beta Alpha Psi certificate decorating an office wall.

Berthelot mentioned that he too was a member of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honor organization for financial information students and professionals. Although brotherhood in the prestigious fraternity wasn’t the sole reason Berthelot was hired for the job, it certainly didn’t hurt his chances. Berthelot today works as Chief Executive Officer of Cito Capital Corporation in Rancho Sante Fe, Calif.

“It launched a career that I am grateful to have had,” he says. (more…)