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Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

The New Era of Benefits: Work/Life Balance, Flexibility, and Purpose

A lot is changing about how we live and work as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.  The office as we once knew it is going through a seismic shi[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Ann Arbor Companies with the Best Benefits

Company Benefits are evolving like never before, and in-demand tech and startup workers are looking for new types of employee benefits, culture, and p[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Chicago Companies With The Best Benefits

Chicago has minted eight unicorn startups valued at over $1 billion just in the first half of 2021 alone. The Windy City is on track for explosive gro[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Columbus Companies With The Best Benefits

Columbus is a quickly emerging tech hub for healthtech and insurtech startups. Many boomerangs are returning to the Midwest, especially to Columbus, t[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Cincinnati Companies with the Best Benefits

Did you know that Cincinnati has a growing tech scene? Cincy is a great place to live, affordable, and is home to some great emerging tech startups.  [...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Detroit Companies with the Best Benefits

Workers are looking for more than the best startup jobs these days: they’re looking for a purpose and new types of employee benefits.  Workplace welln[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Indianapolis Companies with the Best Benefits

Indianapolis has a growing tech and startup scene. And many Indianapolis tech startups are hiring. But how do you know a startup is a good place to wo[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Milwaukee Companies with the Best Benefits

Many tech workers are choosing to live and work in Milwaukee. That’s because Milwaukee has an affordable cost of living matched with a growing tech an[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Pittsburgh Companies with the Best Benefits

Pittsburgh, like many other Midwest cities, has a growing tech and startup scene. There is a rising number of robotics and AI startups in Pittsburgh, [...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Remote Companies with the Best Benefits

Tech and startup workers are looking for the best startup opportunities in livable (aka affordable) communities, and many are looking for completely r[...]

Kristina Mercier

By Kristina Mercier

Hiring for Strengths-Awareness in the Great Reimagination of Work

This is the third blog in a three-part series on strengths-awareness. Check out the first post on bringing your best self to work in an age of uncerta[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

Workit Health Raises $118 Million for Virtual Addiction Treatment

Ann Arbor startup Workit Health, the nation's leading provider of virtual substance use disorder treatment, has just announced a $118 million Series C[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

The Best Coworking Spaces in Columbus

Coworking spaces are no longer reserved for freelancers and twenty-somethings looking to “find themselves” in the nurturing vibes of natural light and[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Columbus Startup Aware Raises $60M Series C Round led by Goldman Sachs

It’s time we’re all aware of this Columbus startup. Aware, which helps companies collaborate by making sense of human behavioral data, has raised a $6[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

'State of Columbus Startups' event celebrates growth in tech ecosystem

On October 12th, our Purpose Jobs crew teamed up with OhioX, One Columbus, Drive Capital, TechLife Columbus, Pride Fund 1 and Ohio Impact Fund to virt[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Two Detroit startups raise millions in Series A, seed funding rounds

This week, two Detroit startups announced multi-million funding rounds, showing the strength of the Detroit startup community and its continued growth[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

Hiring Companies at the Columbus Startup & Tech Virtual Career Fair

This post has been updated include updated links and resources. The State of the Columbus Startup Community brought together top Columbus tech leaders[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

4 Companies Adding 1,200 Jobs in Columbus, Ohio

What do a dog treat supplier, a private jet company, an AI-based lender, and an e-commerce business have in common? They’re all expanding in Columbus.[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

50+ Midwest and remote software engineering jobs

It's no secret that software engineers are in high demand. There are plenty of open software engineering jobs, but if you're looking for a new gig, it[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

The VCs You Need to Know in Columbus

There’s an undeniable momentum to Columbus’ startup scene.  For a long time, Columbus was known for corporate titans like Nationwide, Wendy’s, and Car[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

UnifiHealth Raises $5.4M to Provide Health Benefits to Small Businesses

Columbus startup UnifiHealth has raised $5.4 million in seed funding to provide digital-first health benefits to small businesses. Noting the complexi[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

A Guide to Midwest Tech Events — Fall 2021

This fall, the calendar is loaded with tech events around the Midwest, and we are so excited about what's to come.  Events can be such a great way to [...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Ohio Tech Day launches this week: Q&A with OhioX President Chris Berry

Ready to talk tech in Ohio? Mark your calendar for this one. The first-ever Ohio Tech Day will be held on September 24th, bringing together companies,[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Columbus is a rapidly growing tech hub. Here's the top startup activity from the last 12 months.

In the Midwest, boomerangs are returning to the region to start companies, live sustainably, and find meaning in their work. Startup and tech companie[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

Local Favorites: Best Places in Ann Arbor & Detroit

Ann Arbor and Detroit are growing startup hubs with a record number of new businesses being founded here and hundreds of open startup and tech jobs. A[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Detroit startup DeepHow raises $9M pre-Series A funding

DeepHow, an AI startup that's bridging the skills gap in manufacturing, service, and construction, announced yesterday the closing of a $9 million pre[...]

Kristina Mercier

By Kristina Mercier

Optimizing strengths for better work performance & work-life fulfillment

This is the second blog in a three-part series on strengths-awareness. Check out the first post: The Power of Strengths-Awareness: Bringing your best [...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

SpotOn Raises $300M, acquires Appetize and ups valuation to $3.15B

SpotOn is one of the fastest-growing software and payment companies with a comprehensive suite of solutions for restaurants and retail businesses. Yes[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Discord community helps tech founders build authentic relationships

In a world that’s so connected, it can often be hard to feel, well, connected. This realization happened for Paul Jones when sitting at a conference, [...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How Finite State is shaping a new industry of cybersecurity

Over the past year, some of the biggest cyber attacks have been supply chain compromises, a type of cyber attack that targets software vendors or thir[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

Remote workers are choosing to live in the Midwest. Here’s why.

During the pandemic, many people who moved back with family moved to the Midwest, and if you did that’s not bad news for your career.  Out of the best[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Columbus Firm’s New App Streamlines Ticketing for High School Sports and Events

High school sports may not be the first industry that comes to mind when talking about technology advancement, but that’s exactly where one Columbus f[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

We’re launching a Slack community!

Community is at the heart of everything we do at Purpose Jobs. We want to help people connect, learn and grow in their community — and in ours. We eve[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Meet Multidots, a WordPress VIP Agency

You might not know what a WordPress VIP agency is, but some of the biggest brands in the world use them. Companies like Oracle, Spotify, and Salesforc[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Detroit startup Inpathy puts human connection back into social media

Social media scrolling can be a daily part of our lives, but that doesn’t mean it’s authentic. There doesn’t seem to be any place for talking with fri[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

'Great Resignation' continues: 55% of workers likely to look for new job

There's no doubt that coronavirus pandemic has changed so much of the way we live our lives — and the way we work. It's left many re-evaluating their [...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Bitcoin Company River Financial Picks Columbus for Global Operations Center

River Financial, a San Francisco-based company that lets people incorporate Bitcoin into their broader investment portfolios, has selected Columbus fo[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Meet the Airspace Link Dev Team — They’re Hiring!

There are highways. And then there are drone highways. Thanks to the Airspace Link team.  Founded in Detroit, Airspace Link is a venture-backed, high-[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Columbus Tech Entrepreneur Keith Stevens Launches New Venture ‘UpRys’

Keith Stevens, a serial entrepreneur and Chair Emeritus of the Board of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, has launched a new venture to help nonprofit[...]

Kristina Mercier

By Kristina Mercier

The Power of Strengths-Awareness: Bringing your best self to work in an age of uncertainty

2020 ushered in unprecedented changes to our work and whole life experience. While we feel some relief from the ravages of the pandemic and political [...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

3,000 and growing: Dynatrace celebrates its close-knit global team

This month Dynatrace celebrated hiring its 3,000th employee. The team held a small celebration in Austria where the new hire is located.  It’s not eve[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Google Investing Another $1B, Boosts Columbus as Cloud Computing Hub

Google on Thursday said it will invest another $1 billion into data center operations in New Albany while also expanding to Columbus and Lancaster, un[...]