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October 2019
We sat down with Jake and asked him a few questions to get to know him better.  Q: Jake, why did you decide to join the PAIRIN team? A: Right out of the gate, it seemed like a hardworking and fun team that collaborates towards a common mission of making hiring equitable and education relevant. A...
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Denver-based PAIRIN has been selected for the JFFLabs Assessments Impact Accelerator. The program is designed for growing technology companies that have high-impact solutions for identifying, selecting and supporting the training and development of talent for entry-level and middle-skill level jobs, particularly in IT. JFFLabs, a nonprofit subsidiary of JFF, works with mission-aligned entrepreneurs and growth-stage...
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By Susan Simpson St. Petersburg, Russia 1998 Springtime had finally come to St. Petersburg. Walking along a canal, I realized that the “ice-arteries” were thawing in the city’s gloomy, glorious heart. I picked a path through the puddles and was hurrying along when a bright flash stopped me in my tracks. A gilded cathedral dome...
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By: Dan Hawthorne Every October, my wife Tara and I run off to New York City to be a part of a pretty big bit of nerd culture, called New York Comic Con, or NYCC as the nerds call it. We stay for the whole convention from Thursday until Sunday. But, it’s not until Sunday...
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By: Sarah Yaksic I’ve always been the youngest of my friends. When you have a September birthday, you’re either the youngest or the oldest by default. Each year, my birthday was always exciting. I was surrounded by the promise of first tooth fairy visits, driver’s licenses and legal drinks. But this past year was different...
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