Entering the Job Market Without a Degree

The web site Education News.org recently posted an article about the struggling job market for those who don't possess an advanced degree. "The overall unemployment rate, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics was 8.2% for the month of May, but while that represented an increase from April, not everyone’s news was quite this glum. On the contrary, people with a college degree saw their unemployment rate fall from last month to 3.9% from 4%. For those with only a high school diploma, on the other hand, the rate went up from 7.9% to 8.1%."

The article goes on to quote Jack Downing, a partner in a job placement firm, "They [employers] have an option now, so they're going to take somebody with a college education over somebody that's not (got a degree).

Don't waste any more time in a job market where you're already at a distinct disadvantage. Take the time to visit The College Network's web site to learn more about securing your future and being well-equipped for a tough job market.

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