People think differently about college and their careers than they used to. Companies think differently about hiring, too. Don’t just take our word for it. Check out some of the best threads we’ve seen recently. See what others are saying.
First up: Dedication & Effort Required. Tons of good stuff buried in the replies, too.
Telling people “you don’t need a degree” for tech roles is often a recipe for disaster. People often think no degree === “I can waltz in” when not true at all. Yes you can do it with no degree, but you still need that same dedication and effort as if you were getting one.— Just-In (@ThugDebugger) February 16, 2019
Check out another example.
Is your success anointed or forged? Here’s what one Silicon Valley investor had to say (full post here):
“Anointed successes are hired and work their way up the ranks…Forged successes live by the products of their work.” – @roybahat
Or how about this one on student debt?
The amount of student debt that is delinquent or in default is up 10x in past 15 years.— John Arnold (@JohnArnoldFndtn) February 18, 2019
College is promoted as the path to financial security. But for many, especially those who don’t finish or go to bottom tier institutions, college loans become shackles.https://t.co/bp39bO5FnF pic.twitter.com/KQ7sTA33nY
We’ll wrap it up with this Linkedin thread.
A show all about creating a career outside the boring, debt-laden, conveyor belt humdrum.