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Emily Knowles sits outside her apartment in Watertown, Mass. Knowles has some college credits but no degree and works as a quality assurance analyst at Ovia Health, a Boston-based digital company that serves people who are starting families. "This is something that I never thought would be possible," Knowles said. Meredith Nierman/GBH News hide caption

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Economy

No College, No Problem. Some Employers Drop Degree Requirements To Diversify Staffs

More employers are focusing on skills rather than credentials, creating an opportunity for job candidates without college degrees to land positions.

Luv Ya Potatohead People & Amalia Townsend

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Pediatricians Weigh In On What's Safe And Not Safe For Unvaccinated Children

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Insight I Julien Marchal
Miss You Trentemoller
Sweet Little Lie Nils Frahm
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Emily Knowles sits outside her apartment in Watertown, Mass. Knowles has some college credits but no degree and works as a quality assurance analyst at Ovia Health, a Boston-based digital company that serves people who are starting families. "This is something that I never thought would be possible," Knowles said. Meredith Nierman/GBH News hide caption

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No College, No Problem. Some Employers Drop Degree Requirements To Diversify Staffs

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