Ability to learn and do a job trumps college degrees

Vincent Salvia has worn many business hats over five decades.

He has worked for General Motors Corp. and Kimberly Clark-Corp. in accounting roles, was executive vice president of operations for a pharmaceutical company and sought out talent as a headhunter for 10 years.

Now he owns Generations Home Care Group, a health care company of 100 employees based in Rochester Hills that provides at-home care.

One day, Salvia had had enough. No more paying thousands of dollars to run a little job posting in a newspaper or poring over the college degrees listed on a candidate’s résumé. Salvia didn’t want another CPA who, though talented and valuable in certain situations, cost $80,000 a year to be, on most days, “a very expensive billing clerk.” … Read more at

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