Take an econometrics course
JULY 14, 2016
We just added an additional quantitative course to our majors. When students start complaining I'll point them here: The knock that liberal-arts graduates can have a tough time landing a first job is borne out by the data. Yet a new analysis of help-wanted postings for entry-level jobs suggests that those graduates can improve their job prospects markedly by acquiring a small level of proficiency in one of eight specific skill sets, such as social media or data analysis.