There’s no doubt about it that in today’s economic culture, experience trumps all. It is even said that Harvard teaches their students to “create” job as entrepreneurs as opposed to “applying” for one. If you don’t have the entrepreneurial nact however, the climate is changing in the corporate market as well.
With tuition costs rising, it’s becoming harder and harder for students to finish their degree while working full time to survive.
Job-search site Glassdoor compiled a list of top employers who are expanding their talent options by no longer requiring applicants to have a college degree. Companies like Google, Apple and IBM are all in this group.
IBM is one company who is now looking at candidates with experience in non-traditional education, such as coding boot camps or industry-related vocational classes.
Glassdoor compiled a list of companies that no longer require a degree to apply:
- Ernst & Young
- Penguin Random House
- Costco Wholesale
- Whole Foods
- Home Depot
- Bank of America