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Aug. 30, 2019 2:09 pm

Is unlimited PTO bullsh*t? We asked Philly companies about their policies

When building a flexible time-off policy, intentionality, trust in employees and clear communication of expectations are paramount, say local HR managers.

Jul. 2, 2019 3:32 pm

Inside the IRL social lives of Philly’s Reddit moderators

"With meetups there's a name to a face, so I feel like you're seeing someone as who they really are, as opposed to who they are when they're hiding behind a screen": A look at where the local Reddit community meets.

Jun. 21, 2019 3:29 pm

Expanding and empowering: How NextFab evolved over a decade

In honor of its 10th anniversary, we asked NextFab employees and members how they think the makerspace network has changed over the last 10 years.

Jun. 3, 2019 12:45 pm

Philadelphia slayed its brain-drain beast. Now what?

This city has added 68,000 (diverse) college graduates since 2000, outpacing nearly every city in the country. Now it's on to the next challenges: poverty, income inequality and retaining the best.

May 25, 2019 9:56 pm

5 trends in growing startup cities from the last decade that you should understand

Startup culture as commodity, income inequality and (much!) more.

May 20, 2019 1:15 pm

Philadelphia is as unequal as Colombia. Will a minimum wage boost help?

Yes. These are the whats and whys from a conversation with city leaders and urbanist Richard Florida ahead of an Election Day ballot question.

Apr. 3, 2019 2:20 pm

Amplify Philly drew 3,500 fans at SXSW. But what exactly does it mean?

During the 2019 edition of the megaconference, a hodgepodge coalition of Philadelphia champions put on a show. This is how they do it differently than everyone else — and whether that's a good thing.

Mar. 28, 2019 3:05 pm

In Philly, less than a fifth of all VC dollars go to women-founded companies

Local data doesn't stray from the national average of funded companies with at least one female founder. We spoke to investors and entrepreneurs about why the gap is so wide — and what can be done about it.

Mar. 26, 2019 2:00 pm

1on1: Devs Steph Staub and Briana West on coding and career trajectories

The senior software engineer and software developer interview each other about their stacks, mentorship, technical challenges and more.

Feb. 28, 2019 1:17 pm

Philly’s tech industry added 8,000 new jobs since 2013

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia gave us an update to its 2016 report on tech jobs in the area. There's good news and bad news.

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