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1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 6/19/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 6/19/18 9:22 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 June 19, 2018.

Our 1871 | Emily Santos of Code2040 and 1871

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Posted by: 1871 on 6/14/18 9:08 AM

Simple 1871 fact -- the people make the place. Today we chat with Emily Santos, Code2040 Diversity Fellow on her experience at 1871. After a full year helping to coordinate diversity initiatives in our community, Emily's fellowship is finally drawing to an end. Here we celebrate her last week with us with a special Our 1871!

Hema Trukenbrod Bridges the Gap between Parents and Specialists with PediaSource

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Posted by: Connor Nolan on 6/13/18 9:17 AM

Parents with struggling children often sink a tremendous amount of time searching for reliable support for their kids. Fortunately, Hema Trukenbrod, Founder and CEO of PediaSource, is increasing accessibility to the right specialists. In this interview, she talks about following her passion, the need for parent-employee engagement, and why giving is the best entrepreneurial strategy that no one’s talking about.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 6/12/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 6/12/18 8:30 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 June 12, 2018.

Our 1871 | Brian Walker of AE Marketing Group

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Posted by: 1871 on 6/6/18 11:20 PM

Simple 1871 fact -- the people make the place. Today we chat with Brian Walker, Founder of AE Marketing Group, about his "Aha!" moment, creating a powerhouse community of C-suites, and how he deals with tough times.

Work Got You Down? Let Nicole Wood’s Ama La Vida Transform Your Career -- and Your Life

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 6/6/18 2:50 PM

“I want to spend my life doing something I’m not passionate about,” said nobody ever. That’s why Nicole Wood, CEO and Co-founder of Ama La Vida, has created a service to help professionals find careers that align with their goals and, at the same time, offer a deep sense of personal fulfillment. In this interview, she talks about why we need to get back in touch with the one thing that many of us have lost sight of -- ourselves.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 6/5/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 6/5/18 10:24 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 June 5, 2018.

True Grit: Immigrant Founders Share Stories of Courage, Terror, and Strength

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 6/5/18 9:49 AM

June is Immigrant Heritage Month and we're celebrating by sharing the stories of immigrant entrepreneurs from our community. There’s no doubt that entrepreneurship is a journey, but for many who came to the United States from abroad, it’s been nothing short of an adventure. Here are their stories.  

Lisa Souter’s Sparkl Brings the Car Wash to Your Front Door

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 6/4/18 9:00 AM

It’s summertime and that means a car wash is in order; unfortunately, that also means long hours in the summer heat cleaning dirt off your door or waiting in line at the car wash. But for those of us who are protective of our time, Lisa Souter has found a solution with her company, Sparkl -- an on-demand service that brings the car wash to you.

SpotHero's Mark Lawrence on Strategy, Vision, and Building Successful Businesses

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 6/1/18 12:18 PM

For the live taping of Chicago Founders' Stories, SpotHero Co-Founder and CEO Mark Lawrence took the stage at 1871 in front of a packed room to share his story as an entrepreneur and founder. SpotHero, which is an 1871 alumni company, is a leading parking reservation service and is currently available in over 50 cities in the United States and Canada. 

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