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Skills over degrees

Many employers today are looking for skills, not just degrees.

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By 2022, the World Economic Forum predicts that nearly half of all jobs will require technology skills.

Each year, 20% of new IBM hires don’t have a four-year college degree. And this number’s only growing.

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SkillsBuild is an invaluable compilation of soft skills and technical skills that can be applied to almost any job. I’ve earned three badges and am working toward more. It’s hard to believe it’s free!
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