Job Hunting Without a College Degree
Job Hunting Without A College Degree
Are you tired of reading job ads that sound like a great match for you, only to find out that they require a college degree? You might start feeling like you’re the only one who didn’t finish college.
The truth is that you have plenty of company. Two thirds of American adults lack a bachelor’s degree, according to the US Census Bureau. While higher education is enriching, it can also be difficult to afford.
You can have a satisfying career without a four-year degree. Learn how to continue your education or find high paying jobs with the qualifications you have now.
Finding Jobs That Don’t Require A Bachelor’s Degree
A growing number of employers are reconsidering the degree inflation that occurred in recent years. Some major companies no longer require a bachelor’s for certain positions. You can find many opportunities if you know how to look.
Keep these tips in mind:
Continuing Your Education
Of course, you may want to continue learning for your own personal and professional reasons. Additional studies look impressive on your resume as part of your accomplishments and help you to lead a richer life.
These activities will help you to continue learning:
Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are just two famous examples of how to succeed without completing college. Higher education can be an excellent investment, but there are other paths to a rewarding career and meaningful life.
Mandy Fard is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW, CMRW) and Recruiter with decades of experience in assisting job seekers, working directly with employers in multiple industries, and writing proven-effective resumes.