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Skills-based Background vs. Educational Attainment

Skills-based Background vs. Educational Attainment: How Developing Skills Play into Employability

Many go to colleges and some even aim for higher education, but how useful is it really within the job force? Educational attainment does not always guarantee higher wage and secure employment.

As the job market becomes more competitive overtime, an employee’s trainability and willingness to learn is what gives him an edge. Talent shortage is one of the leading problems in the hiring market according to a report by Manpower Group—proof that one’s skills, whether acquired through university or adapted and enhanced over the years, are the priority of today’s employers.

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