How College Education is often the Best Path For a Dream Job

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Dropping out of high school and going to earn can fetch you some quick bucks but your average earning potential would go down for a lifetime. It is often said that there is no right time to earn but doing it at the cost of your college education can be detrimental to what you earn in the future. Not only that, it mars your chance of getting into a dream job. Below are listed some reasons which would surely motivate you to complete your college education

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Dropping out of high school and going to earn can fetch you some quick bucks but your average earning potential would go down for a lifetime. It is often said that there is no right time to earn but doing it at the cost of your college education can be detrimental to what you earn in the future. Not only that it mars your chance of getting into a dream job. Below are listed some reasons which would surely motivate you to complete your college education

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Earnings According to a report by State Higher Education Executives officers Association high school graduates can earn up to about 30000 annually whereas graduates having bachelor’s degrees earn about 50000 /year. Well there are many other surveys done which point to the same trend. Not only that college education prepares you for professional life by inculcating in your skills and maturity levels required to handle professional work pressure. Job Security and Knowledge level Your boss would think twice to replace you if you are a college graduate but for a high schooler given the low level of skills and education one

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who employs wouldn’t think twice before considering your exit. Moreover employers know it very well that college graduates can be assigned other miscellaneous office work aside from their daily works and college homework given the knowledge level they possess. But for high schoolers things are different. Manual jobs paper works. High schoolers are provided more manual jobs as they are not quite adept in paper works. They can act as food delivery drivers catering staff frontal customer service representatives repairers construction workers parking attendants car wash attendants but they can never hope to be a Google intern unless they are brilliant. Even when they are employed as a cashier they would be supervised by some. The core official paper works are generally handled by college graduates or higher. Handling Economic Uncertainty When recession and the unstable economy is there the chances of attrition of high schoolers are much higher as more educated and employable graduates are available for replacement. Companies look for education besides skills for salaries All companies in general look for the basic level of education before employing and framing salaries. A 2018 report from the Department for Education and the Institute for Fiscal Studies UK stated that men in UK got a 6 hike in income as they graduated from college while women got 28 hike if they had a college degree.

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Domain Specialisation and specialised roles Whom do you think that an employer would employ for a computer technician or support role or a construction supervisor’s role a high schooler or a candidate with three years of computer education or having a Civil Engineering degree Of course graduates having a required degree in the domain would be employed for these specialized roles. Moreover the employers know that the process can be made more efficient and lot new innovations can come up by employing college graduates. Working in their domain provides a sense of self- identity and satisfaction to the college graduates. Pew Research Report from 2016 found out that 77 of workers having a Postgraduate degree and 60 of employees having bachelor’s degrees find their job to provide a sense of identity. On the other hand only 38 of those having completed high school finds a sense of identity in their jobs. Read more: https://medium.com/timharryjenu/how-college-education-is-often-the-best-path- for-a-dream-job-3b2f3b743dac

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