Comment 70083

By Kiely (registered) | Posted September 27, 2011 at 11:20:39 in reply to Comment 70041

For better or worse, BA's are the new high school diploma. The provincial government has set a goal of having 80% of the population with a university or college diploma - a complete reversal from our parents' generation.

Yet the top 3 jobs employers are having a hard time filling are technicians, skilled trades and sales reps, according to Manpower's 2011 Talent Shortage Survey. Jobs that do not require BAs.

So why the push for students to get BAs? Could it be the debt and heavy dose of indoctrination that accompanies the BA?

Comment edited by Kiely on 2011-09-27 11:22:06

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