Why Do Tesla, Google, and Netflix No Longer Require Undergraduate Degrees?

Giant high-tech businesses such as Tesla, Google, Netflix and Apple no longer require undergaraduate degrees to apply for job openings.

Elon Musk, Tesla’s founder, claims that you don’t need an undergraduate degree to join the company. Feel free to apply as long as you have exceptional skills to fill the position we need. It doesn’t really matter  if you have a bachelor’s degree or a high school diploma. We don’t care about your academic background; what matters is that you have excellent SKILLS (proven skills).

That is the announcement made by Elon Musk. HR managers at Google, Tesla, and Apple all expressed the same thing. A bachelor’s degree is no longer required in registering to become a highly qualified employee at these leading companies.

Does that mean that undergraduate degrees and diplomas will become increasingly irrelevant in this era of the Industrial Revolution 4.0? Is it true that an undergraduate degree is “overrated”?

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