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How to make your company’s Juneteenth statement or policy actually matter

Jun. 16, 2021 5:04 pm

How to make your company’s Juneteenth statement or policy actually matter

Reminder: It can't be the only day you're thinking about diversity and inclusion practices. People ops consultant Jai Calloway shares tips for meaningful acknowledgement of the day commemorating slavery's end in the U.S.
Timothy Welbeck: Companies still have work to do in supporting racial equity, despite all those pledges

Jun. 10, 2021 2:27 pm

Timothy Welbeck: Companies still have work to do in supporting racial equity, despite all those pledges

A year after protests against police brutality were held around the world, the Temple lecturer, attorney and hip-hop artist believes little progress has been made: "We should not allow these symbolic gestures to appease us."
Climbing the engineering ladder at Azavea

Jun. 10, 2021 10:55 am

Climbing the engineering ladder at Azavea

Engineer James Santucci reflects on how he got started and how far he’s come at the geospatial software company after five years.
When are Philly tech companies going back to the office? Well, it depends

Jun. 8, 2021 4:15 pm

When are Philly tech companies going back to the office? Well, it depends

From an 11-person startup to a corporation that employee thousands locally, in-office plans seem to run the gamut.
How to implement DEI policies that will stick? Buy-in and proactivity

May 27, 2021 12:47 pm

How to implement DEI policies that will stick? Buy-in and proactivity

These diversity, equity and inclusion pros talk about the steps to take to ingrain this work into your organization. One big requirement: Think of it as a long-term process, not a quick fix.
A year of remote work should mean businesses are more responsive to employees’ needs

May 18, 2021 4:19 pm

A year of remote work should mean businesses are more responsive to employees’ needs

SAP's Lloyd Adams and Aramark's Stephen Mallozzi discuss how remote work has changed workplaces during the pandemic, and what they'll look like moving forward.
What Guru’s Rick Nucci and Mitch Stewart said to their team following Basecamp’s no-politics-at-work memo

May 5, 2021 5:40 pm

What Guru’s Rick Nucci and Mitch Stewart said to their team following Basecamp’s no-politics-at-work memo

"If you’re going to bring your whole self to work then you bring whatever life you have with you," the cofounders wrote.
Unsurprisingly, Philly tech hates Basecamp’s new no-politics-at-work policy

Apr. 27, 2021 5:50 pm

Unsurprisingly, Philly tech hates Basecamp’s new no-politics-at-work policy

On Monday, CEO Jason Fried wrote in a blog post that social or political discussions are no longer allowed on Basecamp's company account: "It's become too much. It's a major distraction." It's another flashpoint in the national workplace culture conversation.
SAP, Comcast and Power Home Remodeling made Fortune’s best workplaces list yet again in 2021

Apr. 12, 2021 1:13 pm

SAP, Comcast and Power Home Remodeling made Fortune’s best workplaces list yet again in 2021

This year's list focused on the way companies treated their employees throughout the pandemic.
Take this survey: How is your company contributing to tech sector diversity?

Mar. 29, 2021 11:54 am

Take this survey: How is your company contributing to tech sector diversity?

Leaders of local tech and tech-enabled companies, tell us about your internal work to increase racial equity. It's part of the City of Philadelphia's Most Diverse Tech Hub initiative.

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