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Does A College Degree Guarantee A Job?
A college degree leads to a job
More people are getting degrees, which shows people believe it will get them a job (as they see successes of previous people).
Some jobs with high responsibilities, such as in the health sector, strictly require a degree. Having that degree allows you access to some jobs that ungraduated people can't access.
Some jobs are very strict on their requirements because they require a degree. Since there is less competition for those jobs (as not everyone has a degree), some of them will have no applicants and the person with the degree will be hired guaranteed due to a lack of competition.
Going to a college with a "
guaranteed job program
" would set a person up for that.
Graduates are not entitled to do better than anyone at a job just because of a piece of paper. It's all about results.
There are better qualifications than a degree for a job.
A college degree does not prevent graduates from being affected by external factors in the job market.
Having a degree may certainly open up more opportunities for jobs as there may be a requirement for a degree which eliminates those who do not. It does not guarantee a job but then that is solely reliant on applicant doing well in an interview and showing more than exam techniques.
Some people with a college education do not have a job.
College degrees do not always lead to getting a job when there is a mismatch of major to profession.
Should the US government guarantee every citizen a job?
Should online degrees be valued equally to traditional degrees?
Should higher education be publicly funded?