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Remember the old days of sitting in class and wondering, “When am I ever going to need this?”
Your parents and teachers probably reassured you that you would in fact need to learn calculus in order to survive the cold, harsh outside world. As it turns out, they may have been wrong. You might need basic math to go grocery shopping, but you probably don’t need your advanced economics or Olde English translation skills to buy the milk and eggs.
As a recent college graduate or someone who’s been pounding the corporate pavement for a few years now, you might be wondering why you even earned your degree at all. You know lots of people with no degrees who are earning way more in their jobs. How can you get in on the action?
Here are some tips for finding better employment without relying on that slip of fancy paper. [Read more...]