• Why some companies are dropping degree requirements in hiring

    5 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Companies often use a bachelor's degree requirement as shorthand for a variety of soft skills. But the tight labor market is forcing them to broaden their talent pools.
    At many companies, having a college degree is simply the price of admission for landing a job. A Bureau of Labor Statistics report released in June 2017 found that occupations that typically require some type of post-secondary education made up nearly 37% of employment in May 2016. The most common requirement was a bachelor's degree. But some labor experts say it's time to toss degree requirements except in situations where...
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