The value of a bachelor’s degree

While the debate over the value of a college degree continues to be a topic of discussion everywhere from news articles to dinner tables, businesses are seeing the skills gap widen and the need for a highly trained workforce grow.

In fact, in a comparison of skills LinkedIn users listed as most essential for certain jobs in 2015 versus those needed for the same jobs in 2021, LinkedIn data showed those skills changed by 25% on average in six years. The analysis also showed that if the trend continues…