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Americans looking to land a first job or break into a dream career face their best odds of success in years.
Employers say they are abandoning preferences for college degrees and specific skill sets to speed up hiring and broaden the pool of job candidates. Many companies added requirements to job postings after the recession, when millions were out of work and human-resources departments were stacked with résumés.
The article goes on to state the following:
Across incomes and industries, the lower bar to getting hired is helping self-taught programmers attain software engineering roles at Intel
Corp. INTC -8.59% and GitHub Inc., the coding platform, and improving the odds for high-school graduates who aspire to be branch managers at Bank of America Corp. BAC 0.39% and Terminix pest control.
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