You Don't Need A College Degree

You Don't Need A College Degree

You can be your own credential by doing this

Joel Bein
Joel Bein

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Connect the Dots


In your video pitch to a company, tell them what you've done and why that matters to them.

"You need a highly organized operations person. As an event planner, I increased ticket sales 30% through executing detailed plans monthly."

"You need an SDR who consistently shows up and hits quota. I've blogged 60 days in a row, so I get consistency."

Connect the dots for them to show you are the best candidate.


You Don't Need a College Degree


College is dead. It's been dead.

You can be your own credential by learning and showing skills on your own, and pitching companies without relying on "I have XYZ degree."

Watch this 9 min. video from Isaac for explanation and inspiration.


Quote of the Day


“Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.”
― David Allen, Getting Things Done


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Joel Bein

Joel Bein is CEO at Career Hackers and passionate about personal growth and self-driven learning. As a classically trained musician, he is Founder of the New Orleans Chamber Players.