Education and PromotionsThe lack of a college education may limit upward mobility. Thirty-seven percent of employers said they are unlikely to promote someone who doesn't have a college degree.
Survey MethodologyThis survey was conducted online within the U.S. by Harris Interactive © on behalf of CareerBuilder among 2,611 hiring managers and human resource professionals (employed full-time, not self-employed, non-government) between November 1 and November 30, 2012 (percentages for some questions are based on a subset, based on their responses to certain questions). With a pure probability sample of 2,611, one could say with a 95 percent probability that the overall results have a sampling error of +/- 1.92 percentage points. Sampling error for data from sub-samples is higher and varies.
About CareerBuilder®CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States with more than 24 million unique visitors, 1 million jobs and 50 million resumes. CareerBuilder works with the world's top employers, providing resources for everything from talent and compensation intelligence to employment branding and recruitment support. More than 10,000 websites, including 140 newspapers and broadband portals such as MSN and AOL, feature CareerBuilder's proprietary job search technology on their career sites. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), Tribune Company and The McClatchy Company (NYSE:MNI), CareerBuilder and its subsidiaries operate in the United States, Europe, South America, Canada and Asia. For more information, visit www.careerbuilder.com.
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