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Checkr

We Learned A Lot From Checkr's Women Tech Leaders

PowerToFly was back in our "home away from home" of San Francisco (as a remote company, everywhere is kind of home) to present our fourth (!!!) event with a truly extraordinary company: Checkr.

If you're not familiar with Checkr, they're the leading background check company using artificial intelligence and machine learning to make hiring more inclusive and efficient. They work with an impressive roster of clients and are continuing to grow. If you're curious, you should check out their website and careers page.

Our September 5th event was hosted by PowerToFly's Jamie Lipiner. Here's what one attendee had to say about the event: "I didn't know about Checkr before this event. I love the panel of speakers. They came across as genuine and thoughtful people—the kind I would enjoy knowing."

The evening included an insightful tech talk by Checkr's Michelle Berry, Software Engineer entitled Zero message loss: Kafka tooling at Checkr. After her tech talk, Michelle joined a panel of Checkr's women tech leaders for a lively discussion and audience Q&A session. Our panelists included:

  • Adrienne Pajer, Engineering Manager
  • Holly Bowen, Engineer
  • Cheryl Mak, Data Analyst
  • Elena Horner, Product Manager
Checkr is hiring! Visit their page on PowerToFly to learn more about their open roles.



A full house at our event with Checkr!

The Checkr and PowerToFly teams.



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Get a behind-the-scenes look at the company's culture and values, and learn how you can make your application stand out!

To learn more about Clyde and their open roles, click here.

For Employers

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A five-step framework for addressing systematic racism at work

The world has changed in the past few weeks.

We're watching corporations and organizations across the world come out in support of Black lives in droves. Many of those organizations are doing so for the first time in their history.

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Audible

Prep For Your Next Interview With These Tips From Audible Tech Recruiter

Veena Patange, Tech Recruiter at Audible, gave us a behind-the-scenes look at Audible's interview process, culture, and values. Watch the video to get her tips for acing your next interview!

To learn more about Audible and their open roles, click here.

T Rowe Price Group Inc

Preparing for the Unexpected: ​How Maria Fava Found Her Confidence as a Bicultural, Bilingual Woman at T. Rowe Price

Born in Mexico City and raised in Guadalajara, Maria Fava never would have predicted that she'd have a career in financial services. And certainly not in Maryland.

Over two decades ago, when Maria moved to the U.S. to study psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington, she'd planned on moving back to Mexico to study law after graduation. Instead, she fell in love with an unassuming Italian-American her senior year. She married him and moved to Maryland, his home state.

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