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On the Market: 8 jobs plus 10 things we learned at INTER/VIEW people

May 22, 2018 1:18 pm

On the Market: 8 jobs plus 10 things we learned at INTER/VIEW

Check out these newsy tidbits about local employment and the people looking for it at INTER/VIEW 2018 presented by Public Health Management Corporation (plus a handful of jobs you can apply for right now).
Diversity in tech starts with the kids, and other lessons from Introduced by Technical.ly method

May 7, 2018 10:03 am

Diversity in tech starts with the kids, and other lessons from Introduced by Technical.ly

One way to increase representation means “locating mentors and instructors that look like our children” — and other takeaways from the #PTW18 event's Impact room.
Triple Bottom Brewing Co. finally found a home: 915 Spring Garden results

Apr. 26, 2018 12:56 pm

Triple Bottom Brewing Co. finally found a home: 915 Spring Garden

The social enterprise will run a jobs program for people who have criminal records or are experiencing homelessness. 
Nonprofit social enterprises should partner to amplify impact method

Mar. 12, 2018 7:20 am

Nonprofit social enterprises should partner to amplify impact

Cross-promotional partnerships are an effective way to pool resources and more, writes Career Wardrobe Executive Director Sheri Cole.
… But what if Amazon HQ2 really did come to Philly? purpose

Mar. 7, 2018 11:00 am

… But what if Amazon HQ2 really did come to Philly?

Here's what might actually happen if the tech behemoth decides to drop its second American headquarters in the city — the good, and the bad.
This faith-based organization puts ‘the soul back in solar’ energy in North Philly method

Mar. 7, 2018 7:46 am

This faith-based organization puts ‘the soul back in solar’ energy in North Philly

Serenity Soular partners with local churches and community spaces, plus Swarthmore College students and solar company Solar States, to make renewable energy more accessible.
5 ways employers can shrink Philly’s economic divide method

Feb. 21, 2018 7:21 am

5 ways employers can shrink Philly’s economic divide

"Today, I am encouraged by the seismic shift, a departure from a wagging finger about 'their' problem hurting 'us' to conversations about how the city’s issues are 'ours' to both own and address," writes Peirce College's Uva Coles.
Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health people

Nov. 17, 2017 9:52 am

Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health

The three inaugural fellows — Michael O'Bryan, Priya Mammen and Chris Spahr — will be working with Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation for the next three to six months.
OK, but how can Amazon win Philly? method

Sep. 25, 2017 9:20 am

OK, but how can Amazon win Philly?

The corporation would be lucky to land its HQ2 in Philly, argues columnist Tivoni Devor. Here's what needs to happen for the tech giant to be welcomed with open arms.
Philadelphia OIC is adding school classes to its workforce training programs purpose

Sep. 11, 2017 11:11 am

Philadelphia OIC is adding school classes to its workforce training programs

The new OIC Workforce Academy is an accelerated college and career readiness program for young adults ages 16 and 21 who want to be prepared to enter either college or the workforce.

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