Why graduates may need to take learning into their own hands

05/22/2013 | NextGov

Getting a job in engineering, new media and other high-tech fields could come down to whether a job candidate knows how to code, reporter Brittany Ballenstedt writes in this blog post. She recalls an op-ed piece by Kirk McDonald, president of ad-tech company PubMatic, in which he argues that graduates may need to take learning a computer language into their own hands because colleges are not doing enough to teach these skills.

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