It’s no secret that our national unemployment rate remains at a staggeringly high 9.6%. But, say experts, if you want to beat the status quo and secure a well-paying job in tough economic times- you have to stay in or return to school. After all, a school can only be successful at attracting, educating, and retaining students over a long period of time if it pays attention to every facet of its operations. There is a professional gap between those working minimum wage jobs and careers that require degrees in higher education.
2. Have the opportunity to talk to students in Year 11 to find out more about their work experience placements. Fewer jobs lead to more competition among graduates, leaving students who don’t come out ahead of the pack with very few options. A person has a career that they are developing with every position held and through those jobs they have acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities.
There is no doubt that colleges and universities today carry a heavy price tag along with them, but this should not discourage anyone from obtaining a college education. Stronger Recruitment and Enrollment: Institutions that earn a better reputation for placing graduates will be able to leverage that data in their recruitment efforts and enroll more students as a result.
Academic careers are possible with any degree subject, although those studying arts and humanities will find attracting funding for a PhD and subsequent postdoctoral research much more challenging than scientists and engineers. Despite expected increases in enrollment, employment growth in public colleges and universities will depend on state and local government budgets.
One senior leadership position was advertised with the following requirements: master’s degree, three years experience, and some higher education experience preferred but not required. It is likely that the trend towards specialization and technology-related career paths will continue in its present direction and that the best paying careers will be those that are currently exceedingly attractive to students in emerging economies.