Troy Groom, of Hyattsville, Md., was browsing social media this spring when he read something that made him perk up: Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced in March that the state government would strip bachelor’s degree requirements from thousands of job listings.
A quick search for jobs at Google throws up an array of roles preferring candidates to be holders of graduate management education’s most popular degree, the MBA. And it’s no surprise; the technology industry is one of the quickest growing sectors for MBA talent.
Like any company wanting to continue to grow, develop new product lines, and successfully serve a huge multinational customer base, Google needs hires to be well-versed in the most complex challenges facing companies today. Something an MBA prepares you well for.
BusinessBecause caught up with three grads from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)—who all launched
- Elon Musk said having a college degree doesn’t mean you have “exceptional ability.”
- Many of the nation’s most popular companies to work for no longer require a college degree.
- Top CEOs have begun questioning whether college degrees really prepare workers for careers.
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Students assume getting a four-year degree — and taking on the thousands of dollars of student-loan debt that comes along with it — is the only way to get your foot in the door at top companies such as Tesla, Apple, IBM, and Netflix.
But that isn’t always true. New research
When the ride-hailing company Uber sought to establish a new facility in Pittsburgh in 2015 focused on self-driving cars, it looked to the researchers and scientists at the nearby Carnegie Mellon University robotics center. Soon after, the company lured away 40 of the center’s employees, including the director, with doubled salaries and bonuses in the hundreds of thousands.
High-profile stories like these have contributed to a prevailing narrative that artificial intelligence experts leave academe for industry in droves. But the dearth of AI professors at U.S. universities is not the result of a distorted job market, according to a report
What skills do employers value but find recent college graduates are weak in?
That was one of the questions we explored as part of the College to Career Success project, which explored attitudes toward the American Association of Colleges and Universities’ essential learning outcomes (ELOs) among “line managers,” defined as employers supervising recent graduates.
More than 2,700 institutions across 141 countries have downloaded, used as written or adapted the AAC&U VALUE Rubrics, each of which lays out criteria for evaluating student achievement in relation to a given ELO. As educational researchers, we wondered: a) if employers were aware of the
The coronavirus pandemic has spurred millions of people to quit their jobs to spend more time at home, become their own boss or pursue their dream career, among other reasons.
This phenomenon – often referred to as “The Great Resignation” – has dominated conversations in recent months, and new research from Google based on its search trends suggests that this quitting wave is reaching other continents.
The top countries searching for “how to leave your job” on Google between January 2021 and 2022 were the Philippines, South Africa, the U.S., Australia and the U.K.
While Google did not include additional
BY Jenna DutcherJuly 07, 2022, 1:03 PM
Illustration by Martin Laksman
The next time you join a computer network, download a new app to your phone, or back up a vacation’s worth of photos to a hard drive, you’ll have a computer scientist to thank. But what is it that computer science practitioners actually do?
Occupations run the gamut of titles, compensation, and responsibilities, and employment in computer and information technology occupations is likely to grow 13% from 2020 to 2030, leading to the creation of more than 667,000 new jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.