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Get ready for the ‘new-collar’ workforce, where training can trump the traditional degree



by Leah Guidry

As technology seeps into everything from teaching to manufacturing, skilled workers with two-year degrees in computer science, cyber security and software development are increasingly in demand – and supply is struggling to keep up.

Hundreds of thousands of tech industry jobs are going unfilled, and companies are realizing that universities aren’t the only places they’ll find qualified workers.

Many tech-related jobs do not require a four-year degree. What’s more, some tech employers prefer applicants with only a two-year degree.

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