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Does having at least an Associates degree look better to clients when owning a small business?

I was laid off from my job as an office manager for a construction company. If I open my own clerical service business, would it look better to clients if I had a degree? I've already started my Associates but haven't finished. Thanks for the advice.

Asked By: kelbennett11 - 6/4/2008
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While I would never discourage anyone from getting a degree, I don't think that would be a something that most clients would take into consideration when deciding whether or not to use your business. They are going to look at your experience, customer service, professionalism, and results... More
Answered By: Em C - 6/4/2008
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Sure doesn't hurt. But Microsoft certification would be about as good.
Answered By: suffering - 6/4/2008
 
If you know what you're doing, and you have experience I believe it looks better than any kind of degree. Also, honesty and good customer service!!
Answered By: beep_11 - 6/4/2008
 
A degree shows that you put in the time and dedication to better yourself. It shows that you are knowledgeable about what you are doing. Any kind of degree looks better than no degree.
Answered By: freedomchild99 - 6/4/2008
 
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