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15 top companies where you can get hired without a college degree

By tcavadias Staff ·
While a college degree used to be a standard requirement for many office jobs, that's increasingly no longer the case. Major firms are now ditching the application requirement of a four-year degree. Both Google and Apple are among the 15 top companies where you can get hired without a college degree.

Many talented applicants might be self-taught, or have a serious set of skills they acquired outside of traditional academic institutions.

What do you think? Should a college degree be required for top jobs? or can the school of hard knocks provide just as good (if not better) skills needed?

Let us know in the comments below or hop on over to read the full article and leave your comments there.

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Not necessary!

by tina.truong In reply to 15 top companies where yo ...

Some people go to college and don't learn anything! If someone is driven and show they can learn quickly - why would you knock them?

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High Demand-Skills

by Alice Samanta In reply to 15 top companies where yo ...

Nowadays skills matters most. So keep on updating yourself with new set of skills in whichever field you want to go.

But I think in some countries at least having a bachelor degree is a criteria set for entry level positions.

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Skills over degree

by mistershaver1 In reply to 15 top companies where yo ...

In my opinion, the education level is overvalued today. As a founder of multiple companies, I always look at what people can do and not what kind of diploma they have. When young woman come to my office and say that she didn't graduate any college, she has a baby and she's writing articles for some sites (link removed by moderator) I'll check her writing skills but not her degree.

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Learn with CISCO

by cciedumpspoto In reply to 15 top companies where yo ...

Thanks for recommending such a nice list. But if you are willing to make your career in the IT field, then I would recommend gaining the CISCO Certification as it would be considered to be the best one to achieve your desirable jobs.

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top 15 companies where you can get hired without a college degree

by palakbisht011 In reply to 15 top companies where yo ...

1.Google
2.Ernst and Young (EY)
3.Penguin Random house
4.Costco Wholesale
5.Whole Foods
6.Hilton
7.Publix
8.Apple
9.Starbucks
10.Nordstrom
11.Home Depot
12.IBM
13.Bank of America
14.Chipotle
15.Lowe's

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Discussion on company Hiring

by iaadhar2019 In reply to 15 top companies where yo ...

By seeing the walk-in on jobads site, I attended one interview. I cleared all rounds but the final round is Hr round. She asked me for college degree certificates. At that time, I didn't have certificates. She said that you can leave for the day.

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Education

by seo1559715331 In reply to 15 top companies where yo ...

The meaning of Education is now being related to the number of degrees a person holds. The entire meaning of education has changed. It is not about the degrees but the skills a person has. What’s the use of having a degree if the skill level is low. Many companies have started to understand this and are looking for skill more than a degree. Which if you ask me is how things should work.

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College is Just for Education

by ridhimanalloys In reply to 15 top companies where yo ...

Hello if you want to take proper knowledge then you have to give the effort to study the product college guide you how to study but the student is the one who has to learn by there own, if you have self-confidence then you can learn anything you want to in life

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Job without college education

by DevSyntechInc In reply to College is Just for Educa ...
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College degree isn't so necessary

by dukesefu In reply to 15 top companies where yo ...

Nowadays, a college degree isn't so necessary for a good job. All world is progressing and employers understand that people can learn something by yourself and college diploma it's just a piece of paper. Of course, there are areas where a college education is important and necessary. For example, medicine and similar. To get a profession in this field without proper knowledge and qualifications will not work. These are very serious and difficult areas of activity. I am glad that I choose the work and hobby, where I don't need higher education. I work as a writer on the best college paper writing service, where work a lot of other professional writers. Some of the students, some of them have a college degree. So, as I said, a college degree isn't so necessary, because in the writing sphere you can learn everything without visiting lessons in college or university. And professions and companies like Paperial are a lot. When they took you on the job, they look at your human qualities and skills and diploma is not an absolute guarantee of quality and skills. If you are a young student, don't worry about your future job. You can find a lot of examples of peoples without higher education, who work in big IT companies.

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