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Recruiters and hiring platforms are having a busy but challenging time

Jan 4, 2022
They're facing the same labor market gap everyone else is. Employers need to sell themselves more than ever, one recruiter says.
With 11 million job openings and 7 million people searching work, employers are turning to recruiters and hiring sites to help fill worker shortages.
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The role of accelerators in upping diversity in tech

Nov 10, 2017
Michael Seibel, Y Combinator's first African-American partner, makes the case for talented minorities founding startups instead of working for someone else.
“What's amazing about YC is ... you don't have to know anyone, so there isn't some type of old boys' club," says Michael Seibel, a Y Combinator partner.
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Why it's difficult for minorities to become cops

May 29, 2015
Stigma and previous encounters with police are among the obstacles.

Midwestern colleges have fewer local kids to tap

Jul 28, 2014
Demographic shifts mean there are fewer high school grads available for colleges.

Does LinkedIn work for job seekers?

Jun 24, 2014
LinkedIn is a way for job seekers to put themselves out there. Recruiters searching the site may find them.

Top students turning down Wall Street life

Mar 20, 2014
Princeton University used to be a breeding ground for Wall Street.

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