Can having a bachelor's degree work against your career mobility?

Discussion in 'Business, Careers & Education' started by JesseJB, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. Mr. White

    Mr. White Senior member

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  2. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    I don't think we have such degrees here in Canada, if we do, not very many places would seem to offer them. What ever happened to the standard degrees? Commerce, Engineering, Sciences, etc...? I had to google it to find out what the degree was. You need to have a degree in how to work at a call centre?

    Here's a great Ph.D. that even Teger will laugh at: Folklore. Memorial U in Newfoundland.

    http://www.mun.ca/become/graduate/programs/folklore.php
     


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    Look for analyst positions.
     


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    what sort of call center requires a degree ? the point of a call center is lowest common denomenator.

    find another job.
     


  5. SirGrotius

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    Degrees from good schools go a long way in the States. We're very name conscious and alumni networks can help. I didn't understand your initial question, so I sidestepped it.
     


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    Hey bro, sounds like you just need to go with your gut here. Have you read any of Donald Trump's books??? Didn't think so... What about Jesse Ventura?? Read any of his books???? Yea, didn't think so, either. THE RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS.

    Really, though. It's most likely because you're not on LinkedIn -- that, or your profile isn't proper. What kind of haircut do you have?? That could make a HUGE difference. In emails, do you use contractions? How many exclamation points do you use a week? HOW MANY NUMBERS ARE ON YOUR RESUME?

    These are all important.
     


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    Eason Bicurious Racist

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    Let's try and avoid BC&E becoming DT, or worse, CE, shall we?
     


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    Hey bro, sounds like you just need to go with your gut here. Have you read any of Donald Trump's books??? Didn't think so... What about Jesse Ventura?? Read any of his books???? Yea, didn't think so, either. THE RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS. Really, though. It's most likely because you're not on LinkedIn -- that, or your profile isn't proper. What kind of haircut do you have?? That could make a HUGE difference. In emails, do you use contractions? How many exclamation points do you use a week? HOW MANY NUMBERS ARE ON YOUR RESUME? These are all important.
    i have a standing dare with the board to go fucking with the tone in the business forum. We are seldom called 'heavy handed' at SF. The business forum is Matt's Exception Zone. You are as close as anyone has been to the edge. Just. A. Little. Nudge.
     


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    Teger Senior member

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  10. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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  11. Teger

    Teger Senior member

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    seems pretty bogus... maybe it's just the difference between american/canadian universities, but looking at the application procedure, recommended scores, costs, etc.. just real low.
     


  12. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    meh
     


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    Have you though about breaking into private equity?

    Signed,

    The SF student crew
     


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    Banned. EDIT: Sorry, Matt. [​IMG] EDIT2: I've spent too much time with union guys. They've affected me in a way I cannot explain. [​IMG]
     


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    mm, UofC, SFU, Ryerson, all have communication programs.

    I have not looked into it, but again, it would seem not too many offer them. I have never met anybody who had one or heard of it. Yet, online, I see it mentioned often enough.
     


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