19 August 2013
The trend of pursing higher learning is due to the fact of motivation of today’s workplace. As the world of work has become more complex, many workers need training to avoid losing their jobs or being passed over for promotion. There’s a lot of competition out there to get employment in today’s workplace but it’s extremely hard for people to get jobs due to not having a college education. Having a college education does prepare you to be competitive in the workplace and prepare you for your career goals. Furthermore, there’s a great return when having a college education because of the income salary increases, career opportunities, retirement savings and healthcare are guaranteed than for someone who does have a college education then someone who doesn’t have a college education. I believe working adults are going back to school to attain a degree because they want to become successful, to avoid losing their jobs to someone who has a college education and staying in a position without any advancements due to the fact they’re not educated enough. Many employers are looking for college educated workers because they learn more tasks quickly, better problem solving, highly driven, motivated, excellent communication skills and able to meet deadlines in a timely manner then someone who doesn’t have a college education. Also, employers want to hire someone with a college degree because their more likely to have the right technical know-how for the job, written skills, oral communication skills, decision-making, and research and analytical skills. As far as some institutions they offer internship programs and employers depend on that during their hiring process. Nevertheless, some institutions feel as though those employers should provide on the job training and the institutions should just focus on educating their students with knowledge. With campus institutions they face overcrowded classes, library...
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