I enjoy combining useful information from different sources to figure out solutions to problems. In this case, we all are aware of the problem. According to a recent news report there are 14.8 million unemployed workers in the US. It also stated that the slack employment rate, which includes the unemployed, those marginally attached to the labor force and workers forced to work part-time, was at 17.1%.
Here is the first piece of useful information. According to the U.S. Department of Labor the future top career fields include:
The second piece of useful information is the list of degree completion majors offered at George Fox:
I arranged our majors so that the first three on each list match up. The fourth isn’t a perfect match, but many of our graduates with a degree in Social and Behavioral Studies go into social work.
If you know someone who is unemployed or underemployed and they haven’t completed their bachelor’s degree, tell them to consider the George Fox degree completion program.