Archive for March 14th, 2011

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Did you even know that one existed? Well it does and you can find it hosted at The Bureau of Labor Statistics.

I had no idea one existed, but it covers over 200 occupations such as software engineering. I’m kind of tempted to halt all productivity and read through every single job so I can better understand my universe from a training and earnings perspective.

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Education In General

Monday, March 14th, 2011

I ran across the statistic that 70% of Americans do not have a college degree. Cited in the article is a 2007 article called “Scientific Literacy: How Do American’s Stack Up?” .

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Playing loose with the significant figures, 70% of Americans are not scientifically literate. For the record, I’m sure the 70% of uneducated Americans and the 70% of non scientifically literate Americans aren’t exactly the same population. But I do expect the Venn diagram to house a lot of the same people in the overlapping sections since it is so easy for me to relate those two numbers.

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