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We’re driving a skills-first movement for a more equitable and inclusive future workforce.

Hire Skills for Higher Returns.

For too long, companies have relied on traditional hiring and advancement practices which typically include a four-year degree requirement. Hiring for skills, not just degrees, means more competitive and resilient businesses and greater economic mobility for talent.

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Hiring skills-first is 5x more predictive of future performance than a candidate’s education and 2.5x more than hiring based on experience.

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Built on Talent

OneTen aims to close the opportunity gap for Black talent, and others, without four-year degrees. It starts with skills-first hiring.

Our Impact

We create sustainable impact, and our numbers speak for themselves. 

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Coalition Employers

We are a coalition of more than 65 companies creating economic mobility for a diverse talent pool.

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  • Amgen
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