In Fareed Zakaria's new book In Defense of a Liberal Education (W.W. Norton and Company 2015), he makes clear that while a liberal arts degree may not directly help you to be an engineer or a scientist, it will make you better than others at the most important skills every leader needs for success.
According to the 2014 Social Recruiting Survey conducted by Jobvite.com,
about 69% of recruiters believe that hiring will become even more
competitive in 2015 as a result of an increased demand for highly
skilled workers. Experts say certification is one solution worth considering.