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Applicant tracking systems often home in on degrees, specific schools, previous employers and key words that can bias the process.
"An increasing number of employers have vowed to do away with degree requirements, but the bias is often embedded in the software companies use to screen applicants," says Shad Ahmed with the nonprofit Opportunity@Work.
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