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Technical recruiting platform Triplebyte launches engineer genome project

Technical recruiting platform Triplebyte, which has raised $3 million in funding, just launched its engineer genome project to foster software-driven, intelligent job-matching.

“We figured out the exact list of attributes that top tech companies in Silicon Valley care the most about and specifically, they all kind of agree on the same criteria, but the weight they assign to each one varies dramatically,” Triplebyte co-founder and former Y Combinator partner Harj Taggar told me. 333 more words


Ellen Pao, Freada Kapor Klein and others form tech diversity and inclusion war room

A giant war room of diversity advocates in Silicon Valley has formed under the name Project Include. The effort consists of former Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao, Pinterest engineer Tracy Chou, Kapor Capital Partner Freada Kapor Klein, Slack engineer Erica Baker, ReadySet founder Y-Vonne Hutchinson, angel investor Susan Wu, Cathy Labs CEO bethanye McKinney Blount and Atipica CEO Laura I. 694 more words


This Year, Cinco De Mayo Falls On May 5

SAN JOSE, California (The Adobo Chronicles, San Francisco Bureau) – It’s celebration time.  But first, let’s get this out of the way: Americans and people worldwide think that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico’s Independence Day. 99 more words


Workplace Culture and Psychological Safety

One of the Human Resources topics I follow is workplace culture. I was struck this past week by an article discussing Google’s Project Aristotle, which analyzed what workplace culture best leads to high-performing teams. 783 more words


Diversity vs. Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are essential and imperative for organizational viability and sustainability. But still,  lots of people seem to think that those terms express the same thing. 195 more words

Hip, Hip Hooray, it's Día's Birthday!

Look for an upcoming post about the joys of El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros. For more information about celebrating Día, visit the American Library Association.

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Tech companies can make retention of female employees a priority

The technology industry has a problem with retaining qualified female employees. According to a study by the Center for Work-Life Policy, 56 percent of women in computing jobs will leave their positions at the “mid-level” point, right when it is most costly to the companies that employ them. 768 more words