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Sep. 9, 2020 8:33 am

More grace, less grief: How 2 Philly pros are managing productivity while working from home

Working from home during a pandemic brought challenges that professionals of different backgrounds are still navigating months later. Gwendolyn Lewis and Haniyyah Sharpe-Brown share lessons learned along the way.

Sep. 1, 2020 2:05 pm

WeWork is closing one of its 5 Philly locations at the end of the month

The Center City location opened in 2016.

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 10:15 am

How I Work (from home): Brigitte Daniel on Instagram DJ parties and the digital divide

The EVP of Wilco Electronic Systems and a SmartCityPHL Appointed Advisory committee member offers a peek into her remote work setup and discusses the importance of internet access.

May 28, 2020 8:33 am

A tactical look at how Guru has helped employees and customers weather the COVID-19 crisis

The team behind the Center City company’s knowledge-management platform shares the business decisions and values that have made a positive impact on its people.

May 22, 2020 1:06 pm

Facebook is coming for Philadelphia. What could that mean for local tech?

Recruiting plans related to more permanent remote work policies could further push the city's status as a "highly regarded IT ecosystem" and increase diversity at the social media giant.

May 21, 2020 12:31 pm

Payment, pivoting and the unknown: Here’s what Philly freelancers say are their biggest hurdles right now

One web developer told us there's heightened pressure to prove value right now, as the economic downturn may make clients nervous about keeping non-staff work on the books.

May 19, 2020 3:11 pm

How Indy Hall is maintaining its community remotely

"Bring people together, listen and build on what you hear," said the Old City coworking space's founder, Alex Hillman, of community building.

May 11, 2020 11:20 am

Your company’s crisis response will affect post-COVID employee retention

Are you creating a renewed sense of loyalty or pushing folks into new job opportunities? HR pro Talia Edmundson lays out a plan for getting back to work in a new reality.

May 7, 2020 7:15 am

What it’s like to attend a virtual demo day for a graduating coding bootcamp class

Tech Elevator graduated 14 students from its first Philadelphia cohort on May 1.

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