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This Week in Jobs: Shop around for new opportunity with these 23 open tech roles

Sometimes innovation means leading by example.

Go get 'em!

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Editor’s note: Every week we ship an email newsletter featuring the region’s most exciting career opportunities. We’ve lovingly called it This Week in Jobs (aka TWIJ — “twidge.”). Below is this week’s edition; it’s meant to live in your inbox. Sign up for the newsletter here.


Innovation can be an uphill battle. Forget about “building the better mousetrap” — oftentimes, people like to stick with what they already know instead of trying something new.

Take the shopping cart. When this 1930s Oklahoma-based innovation hit the aisles, shoppers had no idea what to do with it. In fact, when introduced by grocer Sylvan Goldman as an alternative, many shoppers ignored the shopping cart, opting to overload their hand baskets.

Eventually, the shopping cart was so underused that Goldman hired actors to wheel shopping carts around the store, modeling the technology for customers. Shoppers eventually understood the new tool and that’s why you have Goldman to thank for your overstuffed shopping cart.

Just a reminder that change isn’t always easy, and leading by example can have an incredible impact.

Now, ready to shop around for some new opportunities?

The News

We’ve always been a distributed team, but in 2022, Technical.ly elected to go fully remote. Here’s why we did it. While you’re at it, take a look at the year ahead with our editorial calendar.

Founder Ashley Mehta’s goal in founding Nolij was to create a women-owned company to support women veterans through federal health IT tech. Nearly a decade later, the Virginia-based team has been named one of Inc.’s Best in Business.

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Kleer is cutting its teeth in the dental marketplace, making it easier for patients to access care without going through an insurance provider. (Psst! The Philadelphia-based team is also hiring a variety of roles.)

Hear from graduates of Zip Code Wilmington’s coding program to learn how the Delaware nonprofit helped them advance their careers (and apply for its June cohort).

Tech-driven sustainable and efficient waste management startup RoadRunner just announced a $70 million Series D, making it the largest deal for the Pittsburgh region so far this year.

The Jobs

Want to work with us? Technically Media has multiple openings currently, including an Editor and Editorial Director, as well as a Reporter (via Report for America) to cover the news in Philly’s rapidly changing tech economy.

Remote

Philly/Delaware

DMV

Pittsburgh

The End

Here’s hoping you’ve got a cartload of opportunities this week. See you again soon.

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