Media Coverage

Media Coverage

How to Keep Your Team Engaged When Working Remotely

How to Keep Your Team Engaged When Working Remotely

April 24, 2020
Chime Beth Steinberg VICE PRESIDENT OF PEOPLE & TALENT “We’ve really encouraged employees to take time for themselves,” said Steinberg. At challenger bank Chime, embracing remote work has entailed recurring lunch-and-learns, t... Read More
Meet America’s Best Startup Employers 2020

Meet America’s Best Startup Employers 2020

March 12, 2020
If you’d rather take a risk and join a budding business than be bound to the rungs of the corporate ladder, startup life may be right for you. But when your potential employer hasn’t existed for more than a few years and may not even have a produ... Read More
Chief people officer: The worst best job in tech

Chief people officer: The worst best job in tech

February 18, 2020
The CPO is a coveted role at morale-focused tech companies. But being responsible for a staff, a culture and often a whole lot more can be nerve-wracking, sometimes prompting quick exits Google announced this past week that Eileen Naughton, its vi... Read More
How to Be a Career-Changing Mentor — 25 Tips From The Best Mentors We Know

How to Be a Career-Changing Mentor — 25 Tips From The Best Mentors We Know

November 22, 2019
In the fall of 2016, the First Round team launched our first mentorship pairing effort as a small experiment, with just a few dozen mentors and mentees pulled from across our community. Fast forward more than three years later to last week, when over... Read More
The Debate in HR: What’s the Best Way to Fire Someone?

The Debate in HR: What’s the Best Way to Fire Someone?

April 11, 2019
Employers are trying to be more sensitive in how they handle terminations; Wednesdays or Fridays? Is there a better and more humane way to fire workers? A reckoning of sorts is under way in human resources departments as executives po... Read More
Promoting Gender Diversity Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated

Promoting Gender Diversity Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated

March 28, 2019
Inclusivity of women in the workforce has been an ongoing battle for years. There’s plenty of lip service paid to this topic, but the numbers tell us that we’re not putting words into action. Of the 3,000 publicly traded companies in the U.S., wo... Read More
How to build a killer 100-day executive onboarding plan

How to build a killer 100-day executive onboarding plan

December 29, 2018
More than a dozen chief human resource officers from top companies offer advice on how to set yourself up for success in a new leadership role. The higher you climb up the corporate ladder, the more responsibility you have and the less time to... Read More
12 Signs Your Employee Is Disengaged (And How To Respond)

12 Signs Your Employee Is Disengaged (And How To Respond)

December 5, 2018
High levels of employee engagement can have an extremely positive impact on a work environment. Productivity rises, communication flows more openly and projects move from idea to actuation faster. However, whether from dissatisfaction with work or di... Read More
11 HR Experts Dispel Some Common Job Hunting Myths

11 HR Experts Dispel Some Common Job Hunting Myths

November 21, 2018
In today’s highly connected and accessible digital world, there’s a lot of advice floating around about every subject under the sun — including what to do and what not to do when you’re looking for a new job. It can be tricky researching jo... Read More
As Elections Loom, Companies Weigh the Benefits of Civic Time Off

As Elections Loom, Companies Weigh the Benefits of Civic Time Off

November 1, 2018
With the mid-term elections looming, the pressure across all parties and organizations to get people to the polls is more prevalent than ever before — from nationwide campaigns, like Michelle Obama’s  “When We All Vote” to public pleas f... Read More