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The next normal of finance

Earlier this month, we sat down with senior Los Angeles finance leaders to have an open dialogue around how the finance function has changed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the discussion moderated by Drew Schulz, Finance and Operations at Kajabi, we tackled how LA startups have pivoted financially with budgeting and forecasting, but also how some have continued to hire in a remote landscape.

Company culture fails to translate for employees working remotely

(San Francisco, CA, August 2020)- Of the 23% of tech workers who reported having a negative mental health experience working from home, 79% cite lack of physical interaction with their team as major cause of suffering.

Downtime to Upskill: Product Management with Yue Zhao

Many tech and services have been impacted by COVID, leading businesses to reexamine their priorities. Some product managers have had to pivot their product strategy in order to better serve a community in pandemic, while others have been impacted by business restructuring. We recently caught up with Yue Zhao, Product Lead at Facebook, who offered her best advice to PMs that have been negatively impacted by COVID-related layoffs.

Burning the Candle: Strategies to Combat Workplace Burnout

We've partnered with top tech thought leaders from startups Range, Calm, Envoy, and more, to produce an ebook (Burning the Candle: Identifying Strategies to Combat Workplace Burnout), identifying actionable steps businesses can take to prevent workplace burnout in their employees.

Returning to the new world of work

Whilst it is hard to look beyond the next six months, due to the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, this guide is designed to give business leaders an overview of organisations’ collective learnings. It also provides an insight into what options are available in the short to medium-term, whilst the long-term future of work is being considered.

Acquisition and retention strategies in the COVID era

A few weeks ago, we hosted a virtual roundtable for senior New York-based marketing leaders, where we discussed how COVID-19 has affected marketing strategies across industries. Chug Abramowitz, ex VP Marketing, Spotify, graciously led the conversation. You can see a summary of major discussion points below.