Originally Posted by jackal
Ya'll are kidding yourselves if you think a colllege degree is not essential today.
Better keep that lawn mowing job you have because you will have a tough time finding anything else.
If two people apply for the same job and one finished college and the other has a HS diploma, guess who gets the job. Not because he is more intelligent but because he had the determination to finish college.
I could pick up the phone and have a new job in the morning. I have never burned a bridge with former employers and have general knowledge of more than one industry. This thread is for people doing manual labor and other related fields, If it were between myself and someone with a college degree. Who would you choose to run your equipment, or drive your CMV?