14 Feb

More and More Employers Are Asking: Is That College Degree Really Necessary?

More and More Employers Are Asking: Is That College Degree Really Necessary?
The recent stories about Ernst & Young de-emphasizing college performance as a hiring criterion, and the even-more-important case of CapGemini now hiring future consultants right out of high school, has gotten more employers wondering about whether …
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The million-dollar difference of a college degree
College grads typically earn more than workers with high school diplomas, but just how much varies from job to job. Earning a bachelor’s degree is statistically a huge payoff in many professions, but for some, such as electricians, janitors and postal …
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Why You Don’t Need a College Degree to Succeed
Most people think that a college education is crucial for success in today’s working world. However, many people also lament the outrageous cost of tuition these days. In fact, over the past several decades, tuition rates have increased at about twice the …
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Big Companies That Help Older Workers Finish a College Degree
Nearly 3 ½ million Americans age 50 or older have taken some college courses but haven’t earned a degree or certificate, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Some big employers, such as Starbucks, JetBlue, Fiat/Chrysler and …
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Gaming degree pushes students further into tech world
Instructors are expanding the doorway for students interested in the world of technology as they create a new Flathead Valley Community College degree around programming and game design. Program Director Jim Goudy said the programing and game development …
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A College Degree Is Still Worthwhile, But Do Your Homework First
Even with rising tuition rates and larger student debt burdens, data still show a college degree pays off. A 2015 executive summary from Georgetown University found that the difference in lifetime wages between a college graduate and a high school graduate …
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