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How Google Picks New Employees (Hint: It's Not About Your Degree) | forbes.com

I’ve been having disagreements for years about the usefulness of college degrees as a measure of someone’s ability to be an outstanding employee.  Now, don’t get me wrong – I don’t think it’s ever a bad thing to have a degree.   65 more words

Tools And Information

Helpful Information For College Bound High School Graduates

It’s that time of year again where college bound high school seniors are trying to decide on the direction of their lives. The possibilities seem endless and deciding on a college major can be a bit intimidating if you don’t already have an idea about what you want to do with your life. 41 more words

Back To School

The Graduate

HT.. to the folks at Gluskin Sheff on a piece focusing on the labor markets.  If you are a parent/grandparent are you sitting down with your child/grandchild and advising them on fields of study in college?   91 more words

Employment

Mother May I?

The standard in life seems to have become ‘Go to school, go to college, then get a high paying job, and then get married and have babies’. 613 more words

Scott Walker's dilemma: Is college degree needed for White House?

Do you need a college degree to be president?

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican often mentioned as a potential White House contender in 2016, didn’t answer directly. 260 more words

States

Go Badgers: Wisconsin governor wants to complete college degree

This post has been updated.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants to go back to school, more than two decades after leaving college without earning his degree. 180 more words

States

How to Get a Job at Google; Takeaways for a High School Student

This article has made major ripples in the hiring waters recently because Google has stated that GPAs and test scores are “worthless” and that the proportion of people without college degrees working at Google has increased over time. 345 more words

Leadership