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The Minimum Requirement

Alex Williams

I think it goes without saying that being prepared for that big upcoming interview is more than just showing up in business casual, being professional, and knowing the STAR method, right? While these things along...

Do’s and Don’ts: Reneging After Accepting a Position

Alex Williams

You’ve spent copious amounts of time applying, interviewing, and convincing hiring managers how you can be an asset to their company, you’ve received an offer, accepted and now celebrating the fruits of your labor! Then...

Why Your Willingness to Relocate Needs to Be Clearer

Alex Williams

Wouldn’t it be great if that perfect role you’re looking for is just down the street? The hard truth is when starting your career, you’ll probably be faced with a decision to relocate or not...

Pronouns: What Are They and Why Are They Important?

Alex Williams

Everyone has used pronouns before, probably without even realizing the importance it holds, but what are they exactly? Gender Pronouns are the way in which a person prefers to be addressed. For example, my pronouns...

3 Non-Negotiables Interview Questions That You Should Be Prepared to Answer.

Sasanka Atapattu

I get it. It’s been a long year. You’ve either finished your senior year of college during one of the most unprecedented times in our history, or you’re looking to transition into a new role...

Meet LaunchSource’s new Diversity Equity, and Inclusion Initiative Coordinator

Alex Williams

Hello! My name is Alex Williams and I have recently joined LaunchSource as the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative Coordinator. I am super excited to start this journey and begin working with the team.  Let...

The Mathematician & Philanthropist: Sheila Crump Johnson

LaunchSource

Who is Sheila Crump Johnson? Our last profile selected by LaunchSource’s own Amanda Draper (who is always looking for top talent looking to start a career in sales, just send her a note if you’re...

The First Black Woman To Go To Space: Mae Jemison

LaunchSource

Mae Jemison was born on October 17, 1956, in Decatur, Alabama, although she was raised in Chicago, IL. She studied Chemical Engineering at Stanford University and Medicine at Cornell University. Jemison has made a name...

Advancing Civil Rights at Age 6: Ruby Bridges

LaunchSource

Ruby Nell Bridges Hall, famously known as Ruby Bridges, was born on September 8, 1954, to Lucille and Abon Bridges in Tylertown, Mississippi. Her family relocated to New Orleans, Louisiana when she was four years...

Changing A Sport: Misty Copeland

LaunchSource

Changing a Sport: Meet Misty Copeland Misty Copeland was born in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. on September 10, 1982. She is a world-renowned Ballerina with the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in New York City. In...

Blazing The Trail for Black Investors: Robert Smith

LaunchSource

Who is he? Robert F. Smith is a lot of things. CEO & Chairman of Vista Equity Partners (an investment firm valued at over $73 billion). Philanthropist (you may remember his 2019 pledge to eliminate...