Daniel Chait Contributor Share on Twitter Daniel Chait is co-founder and CEO of Greenhouse Software, a recruiting software company that automates and simplifies best practices for hiring talent, and co-author of "Talent Makers: How the Best...

Joining one of China’s tech majors is a bit like moving to a new country. There’s a lot to learn.On your first day, you pick a new name in the local language. If it’s Alibaba, maybe you try to sound like a swordsman from a Jin Yong novel; if it’s Tencent, it’s probably something...

Rebecca Dixon Contributor Share on Twitter Rebecca Dixon is the executive director of the National Employment Law Project.Today’s app-based or “gig” economy is frequently dressed up in talk about “modern innovation” and the...

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With vaccinations topping 90mm doses in the US and upwards of 75mm doses likely to be injected into arms in the US in March, many companies are starting to think about what a return to the office might look like this summer and fall.I read two great posts this weekend talking about what this...

In my Jan 1st post talking about what I expected to happen this year, I wrote:I think we will see the end of the Covid Pandemic in the US sometime in the second quarter. I believe the US will work out the challenges we are having getting out of the gate and will be vaccinating at least 40mm...

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In early June, I wrote this post explaining that I and we need to do more to reduce the inequality issues for Black people in tech, venture capital, and startups.I think MLK day is a good time to talk about what has happened since that post.We have identified a number of areas where we must...

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In early June, I wrote this post explaining that I and we need to do more to reduce the inequality issues for Black people in tech, venture capital, and startups.I think MLK day is a good time to talk about what has happened since that post.We have identified a number of areas where we must...

Yesterday, I had a gap in the middle of the day. So the Gotham Gal and I took an hour-long walk with our dog Ollie. It cleared my head and when I got back to work, I was full of energy and clarity.I’ve been working exclusively from home since the end of November 2019 when we left NYC to go to...

Yesterday, I had a gap in the middle of the day. So the Gotham Gal and I took an hour-long walk with our dog Ollie. It cleared my head and when I got back to work, I was full of energy and clarity.I’ve been working exclusively from home since the end of November 2019 when we left NYC to go to...

A video showing a Chinese food delivery driver setting himself on fire in front of a delivery station belonging to Fengniao, the logistics provider for Ele.me, has gone viral, refocusing the spotlight on poor working conditions in China’s tech industry.Details: A short video [warning: graphic...

A former Pinduoduo employee is speaking out about poor working conditions at the Chinese e-commerce giant after posting online a photo of a co-worker being taken away by an ambulance from the company’s Shanghai headquarters.Why it matters: The former employee’s complaints about the...

Chinese video-sharing app Kuaishou has asked all employees to work on every other Sunday starting Jan. 10, according to media reports.Why it matters: The changes came as Beijing-based Kuaishou prepares for a Hong Kong listing as soon as January. The company is under tremendous pressure as it...