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#12344318 - 07/17/17 01:30 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: 1ShotNoKills]
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Dom Juan

Registered: 04/25/09
Posts: 26197
Loc: Krum, TX
Originally Posted By: 1ShotNoKills
Originally Posted By: Moto-Moto

Hell I offered him a shop hand job...


Dang when I worked in a shop a simple atta boy would have been nice. You go above and beyond.


You need a job? eek
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#12344325 - 07/17/17 01:34 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: 1ShotNoKills]
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Bigfoot Seeker

Registered: 07/02/12
Posts: 16933
Loc: Grapevine, TX
Originally Posted By: 1ShotNoKills
Originally Posted By: Moto-Moto

Hell I offered him a shop hand job...


Dang when I worked in a shop a simple atta boy would have been nice. You go above and beyond.

I'm not sold on these modern management techniques.

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#12344337 - 07/17/17 01:43 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Moto-Moto]
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whatsaweighin

Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 18728
Loc: Aledo
I have a BS in economics, it doesn't have alot of use day to day. That's why I flip burgers.

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#12344344 - 07/17/17 01:46 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Moto-Moto]
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bill maher's protege

Registered: 03/02/05
Posts: 41745
Loc: Kansas
College is not vocational training.

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#12344351 - 07/17/17 01:50 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Moto-Moto]
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Maroon!

Registered: 06/02/05
Posts: 31121
Loc: my recliner
LOL

A job as a shop hand works much better. Not nearly as amusing though. roflmao
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#12344352 - 07/17/17 01:51 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Tallgrass05]
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Dom Juan

Registered: 04/25/09
Posts: 26197
Loc: Krum, TX
Originally Posted By: Tallgrass05
College is not vocational training.


You don't say.....
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#12344362 - 07/17/17 01:56 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Moto-Moto]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/01/14
Posts: 1720
A degree doesn't always show how smart, or not, you are. It shows you have the ability and willingness to learn.
What does a Business degree really qualify you to do?
You don't have to have an Accounting degree to become a CPA, but it makes it a little easier.
My wife has a BA in Art History but she has been practicing Law for 30 years.

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#12344367 - 07/17/17 01:58 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: 1ShotNoKills]
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Registered: 03/18/15
Posts: 4018
Loc: East Texas
Originally Posted By: 1ShotNoKills
Originally Posted By: Moto-Moto

Hell I offered him a shop hand job...


Dang when I worked in a shop a simple atta boy would have been nice. You go above and beyond.


I wouldn't get too excited .... it's probably a reach around.
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#12344376 - 07/17/17 02:05 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Tallgrass05]
9094 Online   content
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Registered: 08/11/09
Posts: 6975
Loc: Albany
Originally Posted By: Tallgrass05
College is not vocational training.


So what do you call a Bachelors, Masters, or doctorate in nursing, medical doctor etc.
There are actually many degrees you get in college that are also vocations. Very good ones.
But they are difficult so most do not go that route.

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#12344380 - 07/17/17 02:08 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Moto-Moto]
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Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 5563
Loc: God's Country,Arkansas
RN Nursing degree(BSN) = 100% job placement.

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#12344386 - 07/17/17 02:13 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Moto-Moto]
T Bird Offline
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Registered: 03/07/10
Posts: 4770
Loc: Temple, Texas USA
Still kinda amazes me how many positions require/filled because of a Bachelors degree requirement vs. years of experience.

Companies have no clue how much talent their passing up. A perfect example is the military Senior NCO.

IMO a BA is way over rated.

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#12344401 - 07/17/17 02:19 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Moto-Moto]
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TFF Guru

Registered: 10/26/10
Posts: 13258
Loc: Arlington
Entry level "so and so." Bachelors required, masters preferred. 3-5 years experience. Must have 2+ experience in XXX, YYY, and ZZZ. 35k a year...no benefits. bolt
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#12344405 - 07/17/17 02:23 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Arkansas10 bass]
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TFF Celebrity

Registered: 08/11/09
Posts: 6975
Loc: Albany
Originally Posted By: Arkansas10 bass
RN Nursing degree(BSN) = 100% job placement.


All of the above mentioned jobs are 100%

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#12344422 - 07/17/17 02:35 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Moto-Moto]
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Pumpkin Head

Registered: 09/06/08
Posts: 78517
Loc: drake river ranch telephone T...
I always enjoy the construction job openings that want a resume, really?

since the 70's commercial const. has been a job by job hire on process for gen. contractors. listing all of ones work could easily take 7-8 pages for anyone that has done it 10 yrs or more.
pointless step in the process and proves nothing, you can tell more about a hand by looking at their tools and hands than what is printed on paper.


the other is const. super. degree required, don't have to have a days worth of experience to take over a multi million $ job as long as you have a pc of paper that says you graduated. bang
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#12344455 - 07/17/17 02:48 PM Re: Useless academics/education [Re: Moto-Moto]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/16/09
Posts: 1799
Loc: Dallas, Tx
When I was in high school in the late 90s/early 2000s, all I ever heard was along the lines of "just get a degree, doesn't matter what it is, just get a degree".

In retrospect, that was total BS.

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