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Five to Nine's Employee Experience is Changing the World of Work

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 7/18/18 9:00 AM

Denise Umubyeyi and Jasmine Shells are putting their own spin on company culture with Five to Nine, a culture engagement solution that increases workplace connectivity and inclusion while providing analytics to drive people strategy. In this interview, Umubyeyi and Shells share their thoughts on community, culture, and confidence.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 7/17/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 7/17/18 9:00 AM

JOBS! Every week, we highlight a number of open jobs for our member companies. If you're looking for an exciting career in the tech industry or an opportunity to work alongside Chicago's best and brightest, then you've come to the right place. Here are the job openings for the week of July 17, 2018.

Fed Up with Fake News? Daniel Rendon’s SUJO has Coverage You Can Count on

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 7/17/18 9:00 AM

There’s a lot of fake news out there today. Take Twitter as an example -- recent studies show that false information spreads six times faster than the truth on the social media giant. It’s an issue that Daniel Rendon, a former CBS employee and current CEO of SUJO, plans on solving. In this article, he takes a look at the very real impact of fake news and how we can prevent fiction from turning into fact.

Our 1871 | Marcelo De Santis, Digital Innovator

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Posted by: 1871 on 7/12/18 9:00 AM

Our 1871 is a series of articles, photos, and videos introducing you to the amazing people who power our community. Simple 1871 fact -- the people make the place.Today we chat with mentor Marcelo De Santis, who's led innovation at companies like Kraft Foods, Mondalez, and Pirelli. 

Joe Holberg is Helping Americans Build a Better Budget

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 7/11/18 2:25 PM

Physical health, mental health, and emotional health; these three subjects have stirred many national conversations -- but what about financial health? There’s no doctor for that. No therapist. No psychiatrist. In fact, there’s barely any education around the topic. Thankfully, Joe Holberg, Founder and CEO of Holberg Financial, is working to help today’s professionals better understand the value of a dollar.

Buyer’s Remorse? Fara Alexander’s ReturnRunners has the Cure

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 7/11/18 8:31 AM

Regret. It’s that feeling in your stomach when you buy the perfect Hawaiian shirt only to remember that you live in Alaska. It’s finding out post-purchase that your brand new vacuum cleaner received, at best, a two-star review. Thankfully, Fara Alexander is helping consumers diminish their disappointment with ReturnRunners, on-demand return service for retail merchandise. In this interview, Alexander talks about the importance of initiative, community, and strong role models.

Branding Matters Now More Than Ever

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Posted by: 1871 on 7/10/18 2:40 PM

Building your brand can be a tricky task. Luckily, David Kelbaugh, Founder of Tacklebox Brand Partners, has put together a guest post on how companies of all shapes and sizes can build a successful and long-lasting brand.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 7/10/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 7/10/18 9:32 AM

JOBS! Every week, we highlight a number of open jobs for our member companies. If you're looking for an exciting career in the tech industry or an opportunity to work alongside Chicago's best and brightest, then you've come to the right place. Here are the job openings for the week of July 10, 2018.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 7/3/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 7/3/18 1:38 PM

JOBS! Every week, we highlight a number of open jobs for our member companies. If you're looking for an exciting career in the tech industry or an opportunity to work alongside Chicago's best and brightest, then you've come to the right place. Here are the job openings for the week of July 3, 2018.

FinTech Companies can Count on Chase Yeung’s 7QUBES for Speed and Security

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 6/28/18 9:00 AM

In space, no one can hear you scream. In the FinTech space, everyone can hear you scream. That’s why Chase Yeung, Co-founder and CEO of 7QUBES, is leveraging artificial intelligence and blockchain distributed ledger technologies to make life easier for financial service professionals. In this interview, she shares her thoughts on risk, empowering employees, and why an entrepreneur’s journey is far more important than the destination.

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