Sure, you might've gotten into UCLA, USC, Stanford or even Princeton. But according to a new poll, employers really don't care what college you went to; they care about what you've learned and if you can handle the workforce.
The IndyStar reports the annual Gallup/Lumina Foundation poll found most employers are interested in graduates' skills, not so much their degree or where they studied. Basically, they're looking for people who are prepared for the demands in today's workplace.
This all makes sense, but the problem is many business owners feel colleges are not doing a good job of preparing their students for a job in the real world. Ninety-six percent of college and university chief academic officers believe their students are ready for success, but only 11 percent of business owners agree.
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