Improve your employment chances with a bachelor’s degree

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While there is no fool-proof way to become employed, having a bachelor’s degree significantly improves an applicant’s chances of obtaining an interview and getting the job.

YahooNews reports that earning a bachelor’s degree may be the best way for applicants to set themselves apart from others applying for the same position.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports from the last year show that the unemployment rate for people 25 years and over, who hold at least a bachelor’s degree, was 4-6% lower than for people who have a high school education.

Although many people may wonder is it is worth the large price tag, it may be the best way to keep a foot and learn more about a job or career path, according to the news source.

I think that it’s worth it to get a college degree, Andrea Koncz, an employment information manager for the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), told the news provider. “And, depending on your major, I think you have a lot more opportunities when you have a college degree.”

According to the BLS, the country’s unemployment rate for August rose to 9.6%.ADNFCR-1502-ID-19937828-ADNFCR

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