Entrepeneur magazine cited a survey done by the career website Glassdoor. In summary, while a college degree may open doors, it is not a trump card. Over 3 in 4 college educated workers surveyed agree that employers value work experience more than education. However, “it’s not exactly a secret that when you send in your resume, it’s scanned by a machine to find the initials BA or BS.”
A shift in our national approach to education is predicted: less reliance on traditional four-year colleges, and more interest in online education, as well as apprenticeship and two year training programs.