Share this on:
 E-mail
17
VIEWS
0
COMMENTS
 
SHARES
About this iReport
  • Not vetted for CNN

  • Click to view AutoBlogger's profile
    Posted March 20, 2014 by
    AutoBlogger
    Location
    United States

    More from AutoBlogger

    Online universities can offer better job skills

     

    Despite a high number of college graduates in popular fields, such as Business Administration and Computer Science, the number of graduates who are actually ready to jump into an actual job seems to be declining.

     

    According to a study by textbook seller Chegg, there is “a gap between the skills hiring managers reported seeing in recent graduates and the skills the students perceive themselves as having mastered.”

     

    The study showed that while 50 percent of college students thought they were prepared for the workplace, only 39 percent of hiring managers thought the same thing. It has been shown that employers are looking for skills, and that GPA and school prestige is much less important than students think.

     

    The most important thing hiring managers are looking for are graduates who have the skills to meet the requirements of the job. Enrolling in an online university that caters to students who want real skills in their industry is what many experts are recommending, such as http://www.trident.edu/bachelors-degrees.

     

    For more advanced Master’s and Ph.D degrees, making sure that you are prepared for the jobs that are out there is even more important than getting into the best Ivy League school. Finding an educator that works for you to make sure you are ready is the best plan of action. Many online universities are now offering comprehensive Master’s and Ph.D degrees, including http://www.trident.edu/masters-degrees and http://www.trident.edu/phd/home.

     

    Today’s employers are looking for employees who are smart, can think on their feet, and are ready to take charge in the working world. Preparing yourself as best as possible should be students’ number one priority.

    What do you think of this story?

    Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.
    Be and editor! Choose an option below:
      Awesome! Put this on TV! Almost! Needs work. This submission violates iReport's community guidelines.

    Comments

    Log in to comment

    iReport welcomes a lively discussion, so comments on iReports are not pre-screened before they post. See the iReport community guidelines for details about content that is not welcome on iReport.

    Add your Story Add your Story