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Why Google doesn't care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers… 536 more words

stevenwinkler reblogged this on Steven Winkler and commented:

In most cases a degree from a top name university will get your foot further in the door, but that's not always the case. Glad to see that Google is taking a practical approach.

How Rare is a College Degree?

I’m not a super competitive person, but I do like to know where I stand.  Understanding where you are is key in understanding where you want to go and starting a plan on how to get there. 329 more words

For HighSchoolers

Linking College Degrees and Occupations

Suppose you wanted to create an infographic that showed the occupations of people with a particular college degree.  One simple and clear way to do this is with a… 374 more words

Information Visualization

Is College Worth It? Well... Worth What?

Robert Reich provides a sobering examination of the economics of a college education in America. Yes, Americans with college degrees do continue to earn more money than Americans without a degree. 341 more words


The financial problems of the young

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal announced that Younger Generation Faces a Savings Deficit.  The economy has not been kind to those who left school in the last decade. 242 more words

Financial Planning

3 On Your Side: Many College Grads Not Working In Careers Requiring Degrees

By Jim Donovan

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent in October, the lowest level since July 2008 and down from 7.2 percent a year earlier. 344 more words

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