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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.

A child sits on his father's shoulder in New York City's Central Park in May 2020. The COVID-19 vaccine isn't presently available to those under 16, raising questions for parents and their kids. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images hide caption

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

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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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