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Young and Entrepreneurial: The WayUp Journey from College Project to Y Combinator and a $7.8M Series A Round

David Ongchoco | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

JJ Fliegelman was a senior at the University of Pennsylvania when he wrote his first-line of code in PennApps. Fast-forward four years later and JJ is the CTO of WayUp, a platform that connects college students with part-time, summer and entry-level job and internship opportunities.

Hacking Elance: How To Make $23,700 In 4 Weeks Freelancing Online

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 05.26.2015 | Money
Daniel DiPiazza

When people ask me what the best ways to make money are, sometimes I laugh. Not because the question is stupid -- but because, well, there really is no "right" answer.

The Way We Work Is Changing - What You Need to Survive Will Surprise You

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
Jaleh Bisharat

In today's connected era we're sharing information about ourselves that would have been unimaginable even ten years ago. A generation has grown up pouring out their thoughts onto a digital stage.

Think the Sharing Economy Is Hot Now? This Will Turn the Temp up to Scorching

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
Jaleh Bisharat

You know the sharing economy has arrived in full bloom when Airbnb and Uber are mentioned as breathlessly -- and with as much controversy -- as Face...

Three Ways For You To Stay Competitive In The New Economy

Leila Chirayath Janah | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Leila Chirayath Janah

Landing a 9-to-5 job with a pension is harder today than ever. In order to thrive in the 21st century, you have to be a savvy citizen of the digital economy or risk being left behind.

Using Human Automation For Small Tasks

John McLaughlin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Huffpost Code
John McLaughlin

It's a problem every coder faces: When working on a large project, you inevitably come across tasks that are simply too granular and too time-consuming to carry out personally and can often be too complex to quickly code an automated solution. It might be categorizing videos, finding appropriate product images or manual data entry.

8 Tips for Running a Virtual Meeting Like a Rockstar

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business
Jaleh Bisharat

Many companies now have dispersed team members. We love the freedom to hire amazing people regardless of where they live. However, how do you run meetings like a rockstar when your entire team is not around the same physical table together?

Five Brand Habits of Successful Businesses

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Jaleh Bisharat

What is a brand? In its simplest form, I think of a brand as something that happens in your customer's mind every time they hear your name. It is the expectation or mental shortcut that is triggered.

The 7 Habits Of Highly Successful Women

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Jaleh Bisharat

It used to be that you attended university and then you went to work. Now, the demand for skills is changing fast. No matter how experienced you are, you need to be nimble.

Flexible Work Can Revolutionize Your Company (If You Do it Right)

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 04.29.2013 | Women
Jaleh Bisharat

Why is Yahoo now requiring all its employees -- even those who were hired with the understanding that they could work from home -- to report to an office beginning in June? Is working from home a bad policy?

Are These Elbows Or Nipples? Facebook Can't Tell

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2012 | Weird News

The people who police Facebook are looking like boobs after confusing a woman's elbows for her nipples. The photo, which shows a blonde woman in a ...

Should ODesk, Elance, and Solvate Have Won the Nobel Prize in Economics?

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

Sure, the newly minted Nobel Laureates have a super cool theoretical framework for dealing with labor market search frictions. But do they have a real-world platform which is actually solving the problem in real-time?