Academic success will be less correlated with income for Gen Z than Gen X

By ericanthem . Created on Sep 22, 2021
While advanced STEM degrees will still be valuable, i think knowledge available outside traditional education will enable people with less formal education to successfully compete in the job market. More so than Gen X.
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on Sep 22, 2021
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Maria said a week ago
Ahí que esperar
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Ron said 4 weeks ago
I have a Question regarding who or what & for that matter how & why determines - generation ? & also in regards to the poll question, would think that whats being taught & the fact that certain thing aren't taught anymore & parts of even history are/have been changed,
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Glenda said 4 weeks ago
Could be
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Jeanette said 4 weeks ago
Not all graduates are bright....but the companies that hire won't even look at you without a degree, that said there are a lot of old school talents that we are gradually losing that could bring a fortune to those that learn them.
Janine said on Sep 23, 2021
I'm a boomer, and we were pushed to college, regardless. Many of us came out debt-riddled, and had to take any job to make those payments. We need to teach the young, regardless of what "generation" they are, that not everyone wants, or needs, a college education. You can make a marvelous, rewarding career in other fields, and not be burdened at the start! Follow your heart, whether you want to be a doctor or a plum...
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Fred Zacher said on Sep 22, 2021
Well rounded education and different jobs.
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Brian said on Sep 22, 2021
Possibly, though guess it depends what you mean by knowledge available outside traditional education. You mean something like home schooling? I agree with Dan there are certain fields like a doctor you can't just learn outside a classroom and expect to get a job in. Maybe others you can take some sort of online course or home school and get into. I do think most places are going to want and expect some sort of b...
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Dan said on Sep 22, 2021
I think hiring managers will still value and respect the dedication and perseverance a formal credential represents, especially for entry-level jobs where the applicant has little to show in the way of marketable job skills. LATER, however, the weight given to that undergrad degree or first technical certification should diminish relative to the weight given to real-world experience, OJT, continuing ed, lifelong le...
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ericanthem said on Sep 22, 2021
I think I'm biased due to wishful thinking for my gaming obsessed 14yr old son🙂
Dan said on Sep 22, 2021
Maybe he sees a future for himself as a military drone pilot! Then, I guess paying a flight simulator game 7x24 might be considered career development. Ha!