Wall Street looks beyond elite college degrees for coders
In era of new tech meritocracy, the banking industry evaluates programmers based on objective measurements, not pedigree
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 - 5:50 AM
FOR almost five years, Gregory Furlong worked 50-hour weeks as a shipping clerk at a Best Buy two miles (3.2km) from his childhood home in Wilmington, Delaware. It was a kind of employment purgatory for a computer obsessive who tinkers with motherboards in his free time.