This Installation at CES Tears Into Degree Discrimination

Ogilvy aims to value the alternative routes workers take to hone skills

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For a long time, a degree was mandatory for most professional careers. But a college education isn’t the only way to learn career-ready skills.

Alternative paths to hone these skills, like trade schools or on-the-job training, are valid means of education yet still overlooked by employers, contributing to a serious economic barrier for those without access to a college education.

With this in mind, nonprofit Opportunity@Work and the Ad Council created “Tear the Paper Ceiling,” an activation made up of more than 30,000 pieces of paper consisting of real resumes that represent the more than 70 million workers in the U.S.



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