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EQ Weekly 009

EQ Weekly 009
08/18/2021 | Edition 009

What's New On EQ? 

Take 2 minutes to get inspired and hear the latest from EQ. Scroll down to find out about timely topics and an exciting chance to work with Will Smith.

 โค๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿพ Marcus & the EQ Team

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Sad to see another devastating natural disaster in Haiti ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น with over 2000 lives lost. They are in our hearts โค๏ธ
Story by Samantha Stokes via Business Insider ๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿพ

What approach is your employer taking, and what approach do you support? Share your views with our community. 
Apple selects 15 Black- and Brown-owned businesses for first-of-its-kind Impact Accelerator
Shout out to Ranada for flagging this exciting news: Fifteen Black- and Brown-owned green technology and clean energy businesses are joining Apple’s inaugural Impact Accelerator, part of the company’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Read more


๐Ÿ‘‹๐ŸพA big welcome to our newest EQ members:

Belissa S.
Kennarios K.
Jude L.

Say hello on EQ
New Book: Credit Building Tips for Young Adults

EQ member Brenda D.  has written a book (5 stars on Amazon!) that aims to teach young people simple credit-building tips for those starting out. Financial knowledge at this age is such an important area that we often miss out. Find it on Amazon and reach out to Brenda and support the work. 

New Podcast Episode Featuring Dr. Nick Fuller, VP of Distributed Cloud at IBM research

In this week's Caribbean Data Science Podcast, Mark M. interviewed Dr. Nick Fuller, VP of Distributed Cloud at IBM research. If you are pushing to get to the VP level, there are some serious nuggets in here. Listen now ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ


If you could give a piece of advice to your younger self what would it be๐Ÿค”?
"Don’t be afraid to get help. Not every fight has be fought in the trenches. More people are willing to be helpful and supportive that you could possibly imagine. If you know that you’re asking the right questions but not finding answers then you’re probably talking to the wrong people." - Andrew A.

"Make sure to pursue what you want and not what others want you to pursue." - Remy P.

"Your voice deserves to be heard" - Jessica H.


Required watching ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ. This docuseries delves into the untold stories and unsung heroes that paved Nigeria's road to independence. Based on the books by host Olasupo Shasore. Watch on Netflix

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ‍๐Ÿ’ป NEW FEATURED JOB ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพ‍๐Ÿ’ป

๐Ÿš€Chief of Staff

 ๐Ÿข Hiring Company: Geller Advisors & Will Smith Family Office
โœ… Permanent
โฐ Full time
๐Ÿ“Remote / Los Angeles, CA

Geller Advisors is a privately owned, SEC-registered investment advisor providing integrated strategic wealth  management services to affluent individuals, families and entities. They are seeking a Chief of Staff on behalf of their Family Office client, who is looking for exceptional talent to work collaboratively in service of the family’s mission to improve lives. And the client is...Will Smith ๐Ÿคฉ! Apply here

๐Ÿ’ป Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

๐Ÿข Hiring Company: Knowde
โœ… Permanent
โฐ Full time
๐Ÿ“ Remote / San Jose, CA

Knowde is building a rich, digital marketplace where R&D, marketing and procurement teams can search, find, compare, sample, quote and purchase chemistry from every producer on Earth — all in one place. This is your chance to join a hyper-growth focused & well-funded startup backed by Sequoia Capital, Bee Partners, Refactor Capital, Cantos & Knollwood Investments.  Apply here

๐Ÿ’ป Full-Stack Software Engineer

๐Ÿข Hiring Company: Knowde
โœ… Permanent
โฐ Full time
๐Ÿ“ Remote / San Jose, CA

Knowde is looking to add an immensely talented Full Stack Developer to join our Engineering team. As one of the founding engineers, you will help them invent, design, refine, and deliver the products that will enable their digital transformation. The products you will create together simply do not exist today. This is your chance to affect how product innovation occurs globally across industries. Apply here

 ๐Ÿš€ Board Member

๐Ÿข Hiring Company: Sama
โœ… Permanent
โฐ Board Seat
๐Ÿ“ Remote

Sama is the AI training data platform used by some of the world’s most ambitious corporations, including Google, Facebook, and Microsoft
The company is fresh off of a successful series B fundraising round led by top-tier investors. Consistent with the company's status at a B-Corp, they've also recently completed a 3-year joint study performed by MIT and the IPA which demonstrates a 40% increase in earning potential for Sama's employees in Sub-Saharan Africa along with a decrease in unemployment of 10%. The company is looking for an Independent Director who can help Sama scale from $30-$100M in revenues. Apply here

๐Ÿš€ Director, Client Strategy

๐Ÿข Hiring Company: Volley
โœ… Permanent
โฐ Full time
๐Ÿ“ Remote

Volley helps B2B companies stand out from the crowd and convert more leads using research, personalization, intent signals and data. Backed by Panache Ventures, Highline Beta and other top investors, Volley is building the next generation of personalization. In this role you will oversee and manage strategic aspects of client engagements from onboarding to growth. Apply here



๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ Learn how to use the client portal

Here is a short video on how to manage your candidates in the EQ client portal.
Post your jobs if you are hiring, or get matched to get hired ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ
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Let's continue the discussion on EQ ๐Ÿ“ฒ. And, don't forget to invite your friends to the party ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ
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