"Without a degree people are not able to find the job that really interests them."
What this quote basically means is that you cannot get the information that you need in order to make an educated decision on what to do with your life until you become informed on what is available for you academically.
In other words, unless you become exposed to the different disciplines of study and fields of learning available in a focused academic setting, you will not experience the possibility of knowing in which of those fields you may be able to succeed.
There are plenty of benefits to exploring yourself as a scholar in order to preview your life as a professional. If I had not had the opportunity in high school to read about and job shadow a teacher, I would have never been able to become who I am today. That is just a small example of how far you can go when you have a good education under your belt.
When people attend college, they get a college degree, then they can choose a career that they find exciting and interesting. It is important to attend college. By attending college, there is a better chance at getting the dream job. If people get their dream job, it is as one man said, "They'll never work a day in their lives." What this means is that going to work at a job that is interesting will seem as if not working at all. It will be a joy to go to work at a job that is interesting.
The quote means that without a degree, people have to settle for a job in which they may not be interested. Without a degree, job selections are not varied. Without a degree, people have to work for minimum wage. There is very little chance to get promotions. It is difficult to get raises without a degree.
With a degree, people can find jobs that they find interesting. By receiving a degree, people are qualified for better paying jobs. It is important to find a job that is enjoyable. By obtaining a degree, people can choose a field involving an interesting job.
Without a degree or education, your stuck doing something you didn't really want to do or something that does not intrest you!