Culture Builder

Dec. 5, 2022 7:30 am

What a recession means for local tech hiring

Already under pressure from remote work, will an economic correction mean even less tech company impact on cities? Delali Dzirasa of Baltimore’s Fearless weighs in.

Nov. 21, 2022 7:15 am

Company culture changes. Founders need to get out of the way

Sometimes, the best thing company creators can do is recognize when what they created has evolved, writes one longtime executive.

Nov. 15, 2022 9:00 am

How to focus on employee retention

HR pros are shifting their focus to retaining current employees over adding new ones. Here's what one software dev firm CEO has learned over two decades.

Nov. 7, 2022 7:30 am

Pay transparency reduces wage disparities — at a cost

Job listings that disclose salary information reduce wage gaps, especially for women and employees of color. They also might curtail pay for high-performers.

Oct. 31, 2022 7:30 am

What’s the future of American parental leave?

US employers offer less paid time off for new parents than their rich country peers. That was changing, but the trend has slowed again.

Oct. 24, 2022 7:30 am

The research is in: Entrepreneurs get better with age

Young founders are overrated. The likelihood of a company’s success increases with its leader’s age.

Oct. 17, 2022 7:05 am

How can capitalism be anti-racist?

Business strategist Kim Crayton has a new book called “Profit Without Oppression.”

Oct. 10, 2022 7:30 am

Job hiring is slowing but layoffs aren’t growing. It’s labor hoarding

New data shows tech job postings are slowing, even as the American economy remains strong. Economists have a phrase for that.

Oct. 3, 2022 7:30 am

Promotions shouldn’t be a reward

Don’t promote someone because they excel at their current job. Promote them because they’d excel at the new job.

Sep. 27, 2022 10:33 am

Rise of the Rest: The Steve Case interview

The Aol cofounder, Revolution investor and “Rise of the Rest” champion is out with a new book. Can the local startup ecosystems he champions survive the pandemic?