What is it all worth?
In about 20 minutes I’ll be in a taxi on my way to the airport to visit the United Nations International School in Hanoi. In preparing for the conference I’ve been up dating a couple of my slides and like to use Google as an example of what skills companies are looking for in today’s work force.
Here’s the list of job openings:
So looking at the list I tried to figure out which of these jobs you could have predicted would have been here say 5 years ago.
Not knowing what a “DoubleClick Rich Media Campaign Manger” would do I clicked on the link.
Here are the requirements for that job:
Which of these skills do students need a college degree for
If you wanted to do this job could you learn the skills without going to a traditional school?
What do we need to be preparing students for if one of the top 100 companies to work for has these skills/knowledge as their requirements?
Just some questions to ponder while I’m on the plane.