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Sep. 14, 2020 10:06 am

Skills training means access to tech careers. Amid COVID-19, how are workforce dev programs adapting?

While tech training organizations are shifting to meet students where they're at during the pandemic, questions remain as to what happens when underrepresented groups try to make progress in tech careers.

Sep. 2, 2020 10:56 am

What does a chief diversity officer do?

Three Philly diversity and inclusion leaders talk about their roles in building culture, and best practices for organizations looking to hire.

Aug. 31, 2020 12:45 pm

What does workplace culture look like when there’s no shared place to work?

"Our culture was never the building,” one chief people officer told us. “The culture is the team.”

May 28, 2020 12:59 pm

Meet the who’s who of local tech community builders: Philly’s 100 RealLIST Connectors

If you're just entering the Philadelphia technology and entrepreneurship scene, here's who you'd want to know.

May 6, 2020 10:27 am

City budgets are getting wrecked by a pandemic. Heed this caution into the fight

Spending by local governments is quite different than the federal government. How the City of Philadelphia could confront a $650 million coronavirus-blamed deficit has lessons for all municipalities.

Feb. 11, 2020 12:46 pm

Philly tech lives on Slack. Here’s how hiring, networking and IRL relationships are born on the app

From new roles to new friendships, you can find it all in locally focused Slack workspaces: "It just happens to be where people are hanging out," one founder told us.

Feb. 7, 2020 4:46 pm

These are Philly’s 25 best-read stories of all time

In honor of the close of this news site's first decade, we simply must say: So, so many maps. Plus, what happened to the subjects of a few top stories since we wrote them.

Dec. 4, 2019 3:05 pm

Here’s your comprehensive 2020 guide to Philadelphia’s coworking spaces

Looking for office space in the new year? Check out this quick snapshot of all your options — more than 30 companies in all, with some operating multiple locations.

Nov. 26, 2019 12:52 pm

Inside University City’s push to get those without four-year degrees into STEM careers

Is there room for less-skilled workers in one of Philadelphia's fastest-growing industries? Here's a look at programs for folks outside the traditional talent pipeline.

Oct. 2, 2019 6:08 pm

Does Philadelphia have enough resources to support entrepreneurs of color?

When we asked industry leaders, founders and funders, they often answered quickly: No. So what's needed to change that?

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