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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Time Inc. - Software Developer - Mobile | Cozi
Time Inc. is one of the world's most influential media companies, and they're seeking talented, innovative engineers who are exciting about working on a suite of new and existing consumer products, including the flagship Cozi Family Organizer. They also have these awesome benefits:
- Onsite Fitness Classes - great to have
- Health, Vision and Dental Insurance - must have
- Onsite Diversity Groups - including Women in Technology, LGBT employees and their partners, families, friends and co-workers, and more!
- Competitive retirement program - including 401(K)
- Flexible time off - awesome
- Advanced Movie Screenings - who doesn't love movie night?!
Their 'Healthy Babies' program offers free breast milk shipping while on business and a wide-range of healthcare resources and incentives for working mothers. To see all available opportunities with American Express, click here.
Finding a job after taking time off can be very difficult; a Returnship Program gives returning professionals an opportunity for a fresh start. To see all available opportunities with Dow Jones, click here.
They'll reimburse you up to $2,000 towards the cost of any courses, seminars, or books you need. To see all available opportunities with Intent Media, click here.
Flexible work, amazing benefits, and a decentralized operating structure, just waiting for you to make your mark in a thriving industry. To see all available opportunities with L3 Technologies, click here.
Nine employee-driven organizations foster an inclusive, engaged culture; drive business growth and innovation to help everyone succeed. To see all available opportunities with Raytheon, click here.
They offer the chance to contribute to the customer experience, support their team in and out of the office, and share their success as they continue to build the company. To see all available opportunities with Synchrony Financial, click here.
I sat in front of my CEO to discuss several complaints of racism. I was new to my role as a Culture Director. I was nervous about his reaction to the complaints. But I also knew he strongly supported developing this new department; I knew that he would take the right steps. So I was shocked when I heard him say sheepishly, "I don't know, Noelle...all of this stuff about racism. I just don't see it. I don't even see color. I'm pretty much color blind."
Living in the midst of a pandemic has brought about a whole host of changes and challenges for workplaces and employees. One of the most notable? Virtual interviewing. With most on-site interviews on hold for the foreseeable future, it's important that you be prepared to make a great first impression—virtually.
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.
Women Founders & CEOs Share Their Tips
If you're anxious about looking for a new job right now, you're not alone. We've talked before about how you can land a job in the midst of COVID-19, but today we wanted to share advice from some of the experts who spoke at our inaugural Diversity Reboot Summit.
If you're struggling with perfectionism:<span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="824ce73e30a279a266a5dd91047dd6f5"><iframe lazy-loadable="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/y58Luzbv_vw?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span><p><em>Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a computer programmer looks like and does. Since her viral TED Talk, "Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection" resonated worldwide, Reshma has been on a mission to inspire women to leave socially-ingrained perfectionism behind and rewire themselves for braver, bolder lives. Reshma talked with Zeryn Sarpangal, Chief Financial and People Officer, Code For America, about how women can work to be brave, not perfect, as they look for new opportunities. </em></p>
If you're looking to pivot into tech (and land a remote job):<span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="80353e84513d2d043db309aaa94d457a"><iframe lazy-loadable="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZaPMxG_5C40?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span><p><em>Adda Birnir, CEO of Skillcrush, shares her tips for getting the skills you need to land a remote job, even if you don't have a tech background. Skillcrush is an online tech-education company that helps their women make a career change into tech. </em></p>
If you need an inside connection:<span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="e38baadbe67361bff0eb4b95a5d2ade3"><iframe lazy-loadable="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gjK8kjosZe8?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span><p><em>How will we connect with others professionally as social distancing continues? During this session, Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate Network; Natasha Green, Sr. Local Communities Manager at AnitaB.org Initiative; and Dee Poku-Spalding, Founder and CEO of WIE (Women: Inspiration and Enterprise) share their expert networking advice with Organized SHIFT CEO Landi Spearman.</em></p>
Since the brutal murder of George Floyd, the demand to take a strong stance against racism has swept the nation.