Better Jobs With Companies That Care
Plus: Learn public speaking from a SXSW pro
As disappointed as we were with CES 2018's lack of female keynote speakers, SXSW 2018 is more promising, at least when it comes to PowerToFly representing on panels. Before Cristina Duke, PowerToFly's Customer Success Manager, hit the stage yesterday she watched one of our recent webinars, hosted by a SXSW-speaking pro. Needless to say, she didn't even have to picture the audience in their underwear! Whether you're speaking at SXSW this week, or to a boardroom of eight, learn the tips and tricks you need to be successful for public speaking. Who knows- maybe we'll see your name featured at SXSW in the coming years!
FEATURED COMPANY OF THE WEEK: FTI CONSULTING
FTI Consulting is one of the largest restructuring businesses in the US, working on exciting investigations ranging from the MLB steroid scandal to Iraq's oil-for-food program. If you can handle all that excitement, hold on to your hats, they also have these amazing benefits:
- Healthcare - including amazing medical, dental and vision plans
- 401(k) - with 50% match!
- Insurance coverage - disability, life, accidental death & dismemberment and more
- Flexible spending and commuter benefits - nice to have!
- Paid time off - including additional holidays
- Maternity leave - 12 weeks paid leave
For more choice opportunities with companies that care, check out our jobs page, or see below.
The pandemic's impact on collaborative software company Quip's technical recruiting team started slowly.
First, their roster of engineering interviewers started to dwindle as rising concerns about COVID-19 led some of them to start working from home in January and February, remembers technical recruiter Grace Kim. "We needed to rethink how we conducted our onsite interviews with a limited pool," she says.
Brittany Boardman went to her first interview with Stack Overflow without expecting much.
"I'm not technical, I'm not an engineer. And I wasn't necessarily looking [for a new job]. But Stack just blew me away," says Brittany of her first exposure to the company behind the world's largest and most trusted software developer and technologist community. "The people I met that day seemed like they genuinely liked coming to work. There was this cohesive belief in what the company was doing. I was converted pretty quickly after that interview—Stack was somewhere I wanted to join."
7 Tips from SoftwareONE's Khristy Young
Khristy Young is used to working hard.
She came to the U.S. from the Philippines at 19, computer science degree in hand, and landed her first job in tech, working in frontline support, at 21.
Balancing two full-time jobs — as a mom and [insert your title here] — has never been easy. Add to that the stress of the holiday season and a global pandemic, and your brain may well feel ready to explode.
If you're feeling overwhelmed these days, you're not alone. Hear how Ping Del Giudice, Director of Revenue Operations at Chainalysis and mother of two, has been coping amidst the chaos. (Spoiler alert: she's perfected her multitasking skills.)
What are your best work-life integration tips during this challenging time? Let us know in the comments.
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