Better Jobs With Companies That Care
Plus Benefits That Help Fill Your Pay Gap On Equal Pay Day
It's April 10th- and this is how far into the year women have to work to match male counterparts' salaries of the previous year. That's over 420 more hours of work for doing the same job. Instead of making up the wage gap, you could be climbing Mount Everest twice, watching the full lineup at this year's Coachella Music Festival 6.5 times, and closing out your first trimester of pregnancy. We'll take Beyonce 6.5 times, thank you! How can we work together to combat the pay gap? Choose to work for companies that care about diversity and inclusion (like the ones featured on PowerToFly) and enjoy 30% off all of our career-enhancing webinars for a short time. Keep reading to learn more!
FEATURED COMPANY OF THE WEEK: CENTURYLINK
CenturyLink is the second largest telecommunications provider in the U.S. Glen Post, CenturyLink's CEO, has been vocal about adding more women to the massive company. Glen has been quoted as saying, "A diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths in a competitive global marketplace."
Check out CenturyLink's benefits and endorsements:
- Well Connected Program - designed to help you achieve a state of balance in your personal and professional life
- Tuition Assistance - to increase effectiveness in your current position
- Maternity leave - up to 12 weeks
- Fitness Reimbursement - nice!
- CenturyLink recognized in Diversity Magazine's Top 50 Employers List for their STEM Workforce
- Level 3, a division of Century Link, selected as Military Times' "Best for Vets: Employers 2017"
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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