New research suggests that demand for more educated employees might outstrip supply over the next decade, reports the Wall Street Journal. By 2018, the United States will see 46.8 million job openings, 63 percent—29.5 million—of which will require some college education. One-third, or 16 million positions, will require a bachelor’s degree or higher, according to a report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Companies will seek 22 million new postsecondary degree-holders, but just 19 million or so will have earned an associate’s degree or higher by then, according to the report. The difference averages to a...
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