Veritas Recruiting on Fox 35 – Experience vs Education

by David Sprinkle

February 25, 2015 – David Sprinkle, Managing Partner with Veritas Recruiting Group, and his beard appeared on Fox 35’s Good Day Orlando to discuss the value of a college degree vs. on-the-job experience.

  • For some companies, the college degree is the key that unlocks the door that would otherwise remained locked.
  • Experience can trump the degree if you stay in the same industry and work your way up through the company.
  • If you can’t get the degree, make sure you are well networked in your industry or the industry you want to get into.
  • Unemployment Rates for January 2015
    • No high school diploma – 8.5%
    • High school diploma, No college – 5.5%
    • College degree – 2.9% (!!!)

    FOX 35 News Orlando