Diploma held hostage to unpaid college bills can hurt job search
A reader asks the Job Doc: ‘I recently applied for a job and listed my education as having a bachelor’s degree. I completed all the course requirements. I participated in the graduation ceremonies in May. I received a letter several weeks ago from my college. They are now saying that they will not release my diploma because I have several unpaid parking tickets. I am afraid this will hurt my chances of landing a job. Have you ever heard of this happening?"