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Welcome to Degree Free! It's our job to share fundamentals we've discovered and the mistakes we've made while self educating, getting work, building businesses, and making money.

We'll tell you how to make it happen, no degree needed!

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Welcome to Degree Free! It's our job to share fundamentals we've discovered and the mistakes we've made while self educating, getting work, building businesses, and making money.

We'll tell you how to make it happen, no degree needed!

    Things You Need to Know Before Job Negotiations - Ep. 17

    Things You Need to Know Before Job Negotiations - Ep. 17

    Wondering how to negotiate and get the best out of a job? Watch the full episode to learn tips and tricks so that you can nail the job negotiations!
     
    Welcome to Degree Free, where we explain what you can do instead of going to college, and how to teach yourself, get work, and make good money.
     
    In this episode, we talk about:
     
    - The importance of deciding what you want and your non-negotiables first before stepping into an interview. 
    - How to properly negotiate and learning how to compromise so that you and the company can have a win-win situation.
    - Knowing when to walk when the job isn’t for you.
     
    Hannah talks about the importance of asking for what you want and how young college graduates are afraid of asking what they want on the job negotiation.
     
    Ryan also shares the importance of having a salary range before you step into the job negotiation.
     
    Hope you all enjoy the episode!
     
    To keep up with everything Degree Free check out our website: https://degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Get the guide on how to: Teach Yourself. Get Work. Make Money. No Degree Needed.: https://degreefreenetwork.com/guide
     
    Sign up for our free weekly newsletter and get exclusive tips and tricks to make great money without a college degree! https://degreefreenetwork.com/signup
     
    Like, subscribe, write us a review, and if you have a question or want some advice email us at contact@degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Thanks for listening, aloha guys!

    • 31 min
    How to Interview When You Have No Experience - Ep. 16

    How to Interview When You Have No Experience - Ep. 16

    Finally secured an interview but you have no experience in that field? We got you! 
     
    Welcome to Degree Free, where we explain what you can do instead of going to college, and how to teach yourself, get work, and make good money.
     
    In this episode, we talk about:
     
    - How to sell yourself to a company if you feel that you have no experience and skills.
    - Determining your traits, soft skills, and hard skills so that you can “package” them for the company you’re applying for.
    - How to organize and keep track of your job applications so that you can have better chances of getting hired.
     
    Hannah shares some little tips and tricks that have helped her throughout her career. She shared how sending a simple thank you card after getting interviewed and hired has helped her gain multiple job offers even until this day.
     
    Ryan talks about how elevating and respecting your interviewers can go a long way. He also shares how to do some basic research about the interviewer or company that will significantly increase your chances of getting hired.
     
    Hope you all enjoy the episode!
     
    To keep up with everything Degree Free check out our website: https://degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Get the guide on how to: Teach Yourself. Get Work. Make Money. No Degree Needed.: https://degreefreenetwork.com/guide
     
    Sign up for our free weekly newsletter and get exclusive tips and tricks to make great money without a college degree! https://degreefreenetwork.com/signup
     
    Like, subscribe, write us a review, and if you have a question or want some advice email us at contact@degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Thanks for listening, aloha guys!

    • 49 min
    How to Teach Yourself Valuable Skills - Ep. 15

    How to Teach Yourself Valuable Skills - Ep. 15

    Now that you know how to identify which skills to learn from the previous episode, it’s now time to learn how to learn those skills! 
     
    Welcome to Degree Free, where we explain what you can do instead of going to college, and how to teach yourself, get work, and make good money.
     
    In this episode, we talk about:
     
    - The fundamental skill of learning how to find answers to your questions and crowdsource information by using search engines.
    - How to set goals and deadlines to make sure that you effectively learn a skill.
    - Why it’s important to set a routine and how to make it fit your varying schedule.
     
    Hannah talks about her experiences in taking courses. She discussed how price doesn’t always equate to quality and shared her experience from taking a $7 course about testing a business idea which she learned a lot.
     
    Ryan also talks about Parkinson’s Law, which basically means "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”. He discussed the importance of setting up deadlines so that you can learn a skill.
     
    Hope you all enjoy the episode!
     
    To keep up with everything Degree Free check out our website: https://degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Get the guide on how to: Teach Yourself. Get Work. Make Money. No Degree Needed.: https://degreefreenetwork.com/guide
     
    Sign up for our free weekly newsletter and get exclusive tips and tricks to make great money without a college degree! https://degreefreenetwork.com/signup
     
    Like, subscribe, write us a review, and if you have a question or want some advice email us at contact@degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Thanks for listening, aloha guys!

    • 46 min
    How to Pick Employable Skills - Ep. 14

    How to Pick Employable Skills - Ep. 14

    How To Pick Employable Skills
    Not sure what skills to learn to get that “dream job”? Watch the full episode to learn the research process to learn EXACTLY the skills you need to get that dream job!


    Welcome to Degree Free, where we explain what you can do instead of going to college, and how to teach yourself, get work, and make good money.


    In this episode, we talk about:
     
    - The reverse research process so that you can learn EXACTLY which skills you need to learn to get that dream job.
    - How to make sure that you succeed in learning a skill by knowing the “why” first.
     
    Hannah talks about why it’s okay to not be passionate at your job, and how companies are using this concept to lowball you.


    Ryan shares a story about his friend, who works as a senior engineer at a big company. He shares how new engineers right out of college don’t know basic Excel and why he thinks that a degree isn’t needed to do his job.
     
    Hope you all enjoy the episode!
     
    To keep up with everything Degree Free check out our website: https://degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Get the guide on how to: Teach Yourself. Get Work. Make Money. No Degree Needed.: https://degreefreenetwork.com/guide
     
    Sign up for our free weekly newsletter and get exclusive tips and tricks to make great money without a college degree! https://degreefreenetwork.com/signup
     
    Like, subscribe, write us a review, and if you have a question or want some advice email us at contact@degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Thanks for listening, aloha guys!

    • 38 min
    Should You Finish Your Degree? - Ep. 13

    Should You Finish Your Degree? - Ep. 13

    Should You Finish Your Degree

    We're about to tell you how to get a job you want, without a degree!
     
    Welcome to Degree Free, where we explain what you can do instead of going to college, and how to teach yourself, get work, and make good money.
     
    To keep up with everything Degree Free check out our website: https://degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Get the guide on how to: Teach Yourself. Get Work. Make Money. No Degree Needed.: https://degreefreenetwork.com/guide
     
    Sign up for our free weekly newsletter and get exclusive tips and tricks to make great money without a college degree! https://degreefreenetwork.com/signup
     
    In this episode, we talk about:
     
    - How to figure out what you are trying to accomplish with your degree
    - How to research jobs that require degrees so you can apply anyway
    - How to look at what you want and how you are getting there and see if your degree is helpful
     
    Hannah talks about a biology student who wants to be a sports reporter and how she could make that happen.
     
    Ryan explains how honest you need to be with yourself about what you want out of your degree.
     
    Hope you all enjoy the episode!
     
    Like, subscribe, write us a review, and if you have a question or want some advice email us at contact@degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Thanks for listening, aloha guys!

    • 36 min
    How to Leverage Marriage/Partnership to Help Grow Wealth - Ep. 12

    How to Leverage Marriage/Partnership to Help Grow Wealth - Ep. 12

    How To Use Marriage as an Asset and How to Leverage a Good Partnership Into Higher Household Income

    We're about to tell you how to get a job you want, without a degree!
     
    Welcome to Degree Free, where we explain what you can do instead of going to college, and how to teach yourself, get work, and make good money.
     
    To keep up with everything Degree Free check out our website: https://degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Get the guide on how to: Teach Yourself. Get Work. Make Money. No Degree Needed.: https://degreefreenetwork.com/guide
     

    Sign up for our free weekly newsletter and get exclusive tips and tricks to make great money without a college degree! https://degreefreenetwork.com/signup



     
    In this episode, we talk about:
     
    - Relying on one spouse for benefits
    - Freeing each other up to take moonshots
    - Leapfrogging to get better jobs
     
    Ryan explains how teamwork is done in the Maruyama house and his role in work and entrepreneurship.
     
    Hannah talks about how to support a partner that supports you, and how to find and get good opportunities so you can help increase your household income.
     
    Hope you all enjoy the episode!
     
    Like, subscribe, write us a review, and if you have a question or want some advice email us at contact@degreefreenetwork.com
     
    Thanks for listening, aloha guys!
     

    • 35 min

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