Burning Glass Report: The Art of Employment

Burning Glass Report: The Art of Employment

New research shows combining technical skills with a liberal arts education can nearly double the jobs available to liberal arts graduates and offer an average salary premium of $6,000.”

“‘Despite the high unemployment rate for liberal arts graduates, we are seeing that the skills they possess are in-demand when coupled with specific technical skills,’ said Matthew Sigelman, CEO at Burning Glass. ‘Employers report a strong need for recent graduates who possess skills such as writing, adaptability, and problem solving. When combining these skills with workforce-specific competencies, a liberal arts education becomes highly valuable.'”

See also USA Today’s How to turn a liberal arts degree into a paycheck