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3 Threats to a Positive Company Culture

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Posted by: 1871 on 5/16/19 10:51 AM

In today’s corporate society, a winning culture is everything. Company culture is the personality of the organization; it defines the environment in which employees work and establishes a standard for values, ethics, and expectations. In this guest blot post, Marie Johnson of Enlightened Digital shares a few tips on how you can create a positive company culture.


Farmers Produce, Chefs Create, and Alice Chalmers Connects

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Posted by: Connor Nolan on 5/15/19 2:34 PM

With 95 percent of U.S. single urban households willing to pay more for local food, you might be wondering why you haven’t seen more locally-sourced products at the grocery store or on restaurant menus. Thankfully, Alice Chalmers, Founder and CEO of Local Food Connection, is helping local food make its way into the mainstream. In this post, Chalmers talks about benefits of buying local, supporting farmers, and why grit is a must-have for aspiring entrepreneurs.  

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 5/14/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 5/15/19 10:25 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 May 14, 2019.

How Startups Should Grow and Scale the Right Way

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Posted by: 1871 on 5/9/19 9:00 AM

Building a startup is a challenging journey requiring grit, patience and hard work. However, one other main ingredient is the ability to not yield to temptation -- to have the long-term vision of your company in mind and not allowing short-term gains to affect it. In this guest blog post, Karthik Sridharan, Co-founder and CEO of Flexiple and Remote.tools shares key points for startups to maintain the right focus in their initial phase of growth.


1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 5/6/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 5/7/19 11:06 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 May 6, 2019.

How Startups can Create New and Returning Customers

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Posted by: 1871 on 5/6/19 8:55 AM

One of the biggest challenges for any new company is to get new customers and keep them coming back time and time again. In this guest post Nora Mork, Digital Strategist, Business Consultant, and Business Journalist takes a look at how companies can create a sustainable stream of customers.


Looking for a Personalized Rideshare Experience? Look No Further Than Roady

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 5/1/19 9:00 AM

According to recent studies, more than half of all Americans have used a ridesharing service at some point in their lives. And though ridesharing is an easy and flexible way to get from one location to another, it can also serve as more than just a transportation service. In fact, Rebecca Klor and Austin Jenkins, Co-founders of Roady, are working hard to ensure that your next ride is less about transit -- and more about you.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 4/29/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 4/30/19 10:51 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 April 29, 2019.

Zack Price is Turning Bloggers into Book Writers

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Posted by: Connor Nolan on 4/24/19 9:51 AM

Ever wonder what our blog would look like in a physical form? So have we. And while that doesn’t necessarily mean that we’re transferring our blog into book format, the option is certainly out there thanks to Zack Price, Founder and CEO of Blog Into Book. In this post, Price shares his thoughts on why blogs are great material for books, trusting your gut, and what it’s like to have a local titan in your corner.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 4/22/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 4/23/19 9:56 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 April 22, 2019.

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