i found this article very interesting and not a little provocative.http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/24/magazine/24labor-t.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&em
i liked this quote from the article:
my own experience working part time in construction has taught me the value of working with my hands. read the article and comment here if you care to.
A good job requires a field of action where you can put your best capacities to work and see an effect in the world. Academic credentials do not guarantee this.