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Who fears that their career and education will suddenly be worthless?

Technology takes jobs over in an instant. The economy can outsource and job security is unheard of now a days. Most employers want a Batchelors degree as a minimum, Masters is the new Batchelors. Does anyone else consider this before landing themselves into massive responsibilites like debts, children, and retirement plans? I fear that the economy flux impacts everyone, and very soon there is going to be a unexpected crisis in the world. I am not fear monger, I just see the trends as a whole. I am alone in this?

Asked By: hoselay37 - 1/7/2008
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Fear is natural in any age and in any time. You are not alone. Everyone has fears similar to yours... More
Answered By: StarWanderer - 1/7/2008
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Mine already is
Answered By: Sounder - 1/7/2008
 
Society is making us feel that the higher the education the better the job. The money is really no longer there anymore. more jobs are placed upon us doubling our work. More is expected from us. What is to be less of a work week with better pay is now becoming more of a longer work week, less pay and even a longer... More
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Answered By: Bella - 1/7/2008
 
No you are not. As to the outsourcing which could be called running off could offer Human Supremacist attitudes as reason. Well known it just has not been officially acknowledged . Wars, Looking for Profits Over Seas, all linked to Human Accelerated Global Warming for reason laws avoided as you know if not sarcastic... More
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Answered By: darren m - 1/7/2008
 
Yeah in my parents time if someone had a masters degree they were set for the good life. Now a masters degree is pretty much required to get an okay job...its complete madness
Answered By: Chris N - 1/7/2008
 
do you have any data to back this up? otherwise I'm reluctant to share your fear. economic insecurity has always been an issue, but as a society we usually adapt. jobs will change, not vanish.
Answered By: Arienna C - 1/7/2008
 
Fear it? No, for me it is an actuality, but one I chose. I have a BSN and a MA neither I use in the mainstream work force.
Answered By: Valerie A - 1/7/2008
 
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