Small Business Articles

  • What's your professional superpower?

    How EQRx Uses Professional Superpowers to Pair Candidates with the Right Jobs — and Win Their Hearts

    January 20, 2021

    EQRx doesn’t believe in following the pack. The biotech startup was founded with the mission of #RemakingMedicine by developing innovative new drugs at lower costs to benefit patients and society. To find people who would resonate with this mission, EQRx took a similarly innovative approach when designing its career site — creating an interactive Professional...

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    How Putting Culture First Helped One Small Business Grow During the Pandemic

    January 6, 2021

    Prior to joining EQRx as VP of talent branding and recruitment, I had my own talent brand consulting company, working with notable brands on strategies to attract the right talent. I was up for a new challenge in biotech, but had not anticipated the impact of a global pandemic on my new endeavor. Our company, EQRx, a Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical company,...

  • New LinkedIn Data Shows That Job Seeker Interest Is Shifting to Small Businesses

    October 7, 2020

    Nick Mastronardi needed to hire a software engineer for Polco, his small but thriving company in Middleton, Wisconsin. Polco offers a civic engagement platform on which community leaders can take the pulse of their constituents — and citizens can raise their concerns to City Hall. Talented software engineers are, of course, hard to come by, particularly if you...

  • The Top Startups of 2020: 50 U.S. Companies That Are...

    September 23, 2020

    It’s not as though startups don’t have enough challenges already — the mad scramble for talent, investors, and customers while...

  • How to Build Diversity and Inclusion into Your Company’s...

    February 19, 2020

    While the conversation around diversity and inclusion (D&I) has come a long way in recent years, the biggest challenge that chief...

  • How This Fast-Growing Company Built an Employer Brand That ...

    January 27, 2020

    As the fastest-growing restaurant management platform in North America, Toast is scaling at what feels like hyperspeed. We’ve doubled...