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Our Approach

We're changing the way America hires to advance Black talent, and others, without four-year degrees at every stage of their career.

What We Do

We create skills-first strategies and solutions that accelerate the acquisition, retention and advancement of a diverse group of talent and contribute to a more inclusive work culture.
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How We Do It

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Practice Change.

We work with companies to remove the four-year degree barrier and provide expertise and strategic guidance to accelerate inclusive, skills-first practices in hiring and promotion.

Human Capital Management.

We provide upskilling and retention strategies to drive talent performance and advancement. We leverage an unparalleled network of partners, talent developers and our career platform through which Black talent, and others, without four-year degrees can enter and connect to a family-sustaining career.

Ecosystem Building.

We engage employers, talent and community development organizations in local markets to help ensure the right conditions exist to support the entire career journey for a diverse group of talent.

Gerald Chertavian - Founder and CEO, Year Up

Arvind Krishna

Chairman and CEO of IBM

Tackling racial disparities in employment requires the reimagination of how we hire, develop and promote talent. By prioritizing skills over degrees, companies can create greater access to an expanded talent pipeline. OneTen is playing a critical role in promoting a skills-first approach to talent management, which will make a real impact in the long-term.