Gone are the days when the term “gamer” brought to mind a greasy-haired loner hunched before a screen in his parents’ basement. Today, nerds and geeks of all genders can be proud to embrace the label, whether they prefer a quick game of Candy Crush or an hour-long raid in World of Warcraft. Video games are a fun diversion, and you might even spot some parallels between your game and real life (besides the protagonist’s stunning good looks, of course). Maybe you can even bring some lessons from the game into, say, your job search.
Here are seven lessons from video games that can help you in your job search.
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