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May 31, 2020 9:00 PM

My virtual onboarding experience at Akamai

Azusa Kanai, a new hire SDR (Sales Development Representative) in Japan joined Akamai just two months ago in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Unable to take part in onboarding at the office, she has been going through the onboarding process - and beginning her career at Akamai - all while working remotely. This interview describes what those first few weeks have been like, and how Azusa is enjoying the

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May 29, 2020 10:00 AM

My advice for candidates during the COVID-19 environ ...

Kerry Condon is Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Akamai Technologies. With more than 20 years' experience as a strategic human resources leader across emerging and developed markets, she shares her take on how candidates can put their best foot forward during these unusual times. Since COVID-19 transformed life around the world, we've heard much about the changing workplace and the experience of employees working remotely, while adapting to shifts

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May 13, 2020 10:00 AM

WORKING FROM HOME. SO FAR, SO MUCH LEARNED.

Hello all! I'm Nicole Fitzpatrick, Deputy General Counsel at Akamai. I also sit on the D&I Executive Steering Committee. Normally I'd be in our Cambridge office about now, but like so many of us I am working from home and writing this surrounded by four kids, the dog and my husband (not written in particular order of importance, by the way). Since we're all dealing with this new world of

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April 17, 2020 10:00 AM

Staying healthy, focused, and above all grateful dur ...

By now, we are all subject in one way or another to the far-reaching impact of COVID-19. As we see on the news each day, the numbers of those infected by this deadly coronavirus continue to grow in terrifying increments. And even for those of us without family members or friends directly impacted by the virus, life has profoundly changed. In my household, my older twins are back from their

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March 20, 2020 5:00 AM

An accelerator program for early stage innovations i ...

Continuing in our commitment to sustainability, Akamai is excited to announce the launch of our accelerator program supporting innovators and building solutions to address India's water challenges. With concerted effort by the Akamai India leadership team, the accelerator program is being launched at a time when we are witnessing a rising demand for water globally, caused by exponential population growth coupled with a changing climate that is making rainfall less

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March 17, 2020 7:00 AM

Change the Rules Speaker Event

Akamai's Women's Forum Americas, OHANA and In Reach Employee Resource Groups recently hosted Cross ERG 'Change the Rules' Keynote - Celebration of Black History Month in our Chicago office. We were excited to have notable Michelle Silverthorn, CEO of Inclusion Nation, a company that focuses on improving recruitment, retention, and the promotion of diverse professionals, as the keynote speaker. It is not often that we have an external speaker join

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March 2, 2020 9:00 AM

Bridget Meuse- Growing, Exploring and My First Confe ...

A few months ago, I wrote a Blog post about how important it has been to me to be working for a conscious company (if you haven't seen the post, please feel free to read it here). This is Part Two in my story as a new employee at Akamai, where I am sharing my journey on growing in my career, seizing learning opportunities, and attending my first conference -

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Akamai

February 5, 2020 10:00 AM

Women in Security: Security Technical Project Manage ...

We continue to see large-scale online security attacks affecting corporations and public institutions. These attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated, making it harder to protect yourself. The constant evolution of attacks requires innovative solutions that only Akamai can provide. We spoke to Sharol Pereira, Security Technical Project Manager, to hear more about her role in our Security team.

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January 30, 2020 10:00 AM

Supporting Emerging Talent: Gloria Pearce

It is more important than ever to actively support and encourage people to pursue careers in technology and STEM. Careers in these fields are growing at three times the pace of non-STEM jobs. That's why Akamai is continuing to commit to inclusive initiatives and creating opportunities in technology, not only closing the diversity gap but reaching a range of young people across the globe. We spoke to Gloria Pearce, Senior