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Adult Education Classes Help Your Career and Improve Job Satisfaction

Updated on November 16, 2016
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Dr. John uses his scientific & research skills (PhD), and 20 years as a University lecturer to develop review guides for education, learning

You have heard of all the claims that your guidance counselors and educators have made about the benefits of starting and completing a school or college education. They say that pile of cash will be dropping at your feet, and you will accomplish all of your wildest dreams and ambitions.

Is this an exaggeration? Sure, of course it is. However, you will find more satisfaction and accomplish more of your life and economic goals, if you keep extending you learning and skills than if you simply start a job after you graduate from high school and free-load without seeking to better yourself.

For starters, your general life earning get boosted spectacularly after you graduate with a college degree. High school diplomas scarcely signify anything anymore and your possibilities of advancing in the ranks of good businesses are harshly restricted if that is all you have.

College education boosts earnings potential
College education boosts earnings potential | Source

Bachelor’s qualifications are the minimal extended learning you will require to actually get jobs in the real world - its tough out there with a lot of competition. No one own you a job despite what your educators have told you. You will make a ton more cash and have more job possibilities than with only a high school diploma. But the difficulty now is that more and more persons have Bachelor’s qualifications and they are evolving to be more like High School Diplomas.

To actually get ahead and find the occupations with the best responsibilities and pay, you should undertake extending learning that proceeds after you complete the four years of your degree. Firstly, you should consider undertaking a Master’s degree.

A Master’s qualification displays that you are committed to not only chasing better occupations, but that you are inspired sufficiently to undertake the extra learning to be better art your job.

Master’s degress are particularly useful in areas where it can differentiate yoursef from the crowd and display business managers that you are eager to proceed the additional mile and improve yourself to get ahead of the pack. Master’s qualifications are good extended learning methods because you gain very focused information in your selected area and become a professional in your field.

Many employers may permit you time off to attend these courses, or perhaps give you time off to study and for your exams. Some many offer to sponsor you to do the course or may encourage you to undertake an in-house course. Take all these opportunities! You can even undertake various course and training while you are on vacation!

If you don’t want to undertake a Master’s qualification after your Bachelor’s degree, think about extending learning in a certificate or diploma program. There are furthermore many online course that are easily accessible, but beware of those that offer no evaluation and no credentials of completion at the end of the course.

Many schools offer credentials in a broad kind of specializations like web design, programming, graphic design, marketing, customer relations and management.

Try to undertake a course that really interests you when you decide to continue your education and learning the develop new skills. If the course does nit interest you then you will be unlikely to benefit. You will be more likely to complete the course and really benefit from the course materials is you are genuinely interested in the coursework.

Money is furthermore a significant component when deciding if extending learning is right for you. If you understand that what you are learning about will assist you in your job and assist you make more money and ascend the career path, then it is worth the time and effort you put in to studying and going for the gold.

Just recall, extending learning is worth it when you make it worthwhile for yourself. Follow your heart and the cash will pursue and you will be contented with your situation in life and your life's vocation now and in the future.

Do not let anyone else decide or overtly influence your decision about what you should study.. You only have one life, ensure that you live the best one you probably can.

Avoid being stuck in a 'Half-Life' hampered by you lack of skills and training and stuck in a dead-end job you don't like. Keep learning all through your life as continual learning can be your passport to fulfillment and success!

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© 2011 Dr. John Anderson


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  • sanasiddiqui profile image


    3 years ago

    Thanks for informational content to better the education system.

  • janderson99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Dr. John Anderson 

    6 years ago from Australia on Planet Water

    Thanks for the comments

  • bdouble28 profile image


    7 years ago

    A lot of careers that are in demand only require a certificate and not a four year or graduate degree.

  • ecamper23 profile image


    7 years ago

    With many people being laid off, more adults are trying to change careers I think.

  • mandymoreno81 profile image


    7 years ago

    Going back for your graduate degree is great for currently employed people because they can work at the same time and learn on their off time.

  • cmellon86 profile image


    7 years ago

    If I wasn't already attending a university, I would've said this would convince me to get my college degree!

  • marilnelanoon233 profile image


    7 years ago

    In this day and age, there's no reason why someone can't get an education. Excellent motivational hub :)


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