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This Week in Jobs Philly: The elements of a good BBQ

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Good cookin’

The beauty of a summer BBQ at a block party, like most worthy things in life, is how all of the ingredients work together.

To make it worth the sunburn, you’ve got to have potato salad, mac and cheese, some baked beans, cornbread, a refreshing fruit salad and some melt-in-your-mouth, fresh-off-the-grill burgers… and the list goes on. Add in a water-spouting fire hydrant on the corner and you’ve got yourself a perfect Philly afternoon.

Hungry yet? Us too. Let’s chow down on a buffet of the best Philly tech jobs we could find.

The News

Wanting to make a push for racial equity and taking action are two different things. A DEI expert gave the rundown on how local companies could do more.

Forward-thinking companies want to ramp up their hiring of underrepresented technologists. But where do they start? Check out these case studies of Philly-based Linode & Azavea and DE’s Zip Code Wilmington for some guidance.

Speaking of DE, one summer STEM program is getting kids interested in all of the engineering and science that goes into a sole (that is, a shoe’s sole). The Forum to Advance Minorities in Engineering (FAME) first launched in 2019.

The Jobs

One perk of these fully remote tech opportunities? Backyard BBQs during your lunch break:

The End

Save us a plate, would you? Be back next week.

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