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July 30, 2019 11:00 AM

Diversity of thought in Tech

At Akamai, we believe innovation is only possible when the various viewpoints and experiences of a collective, culminate to make a great idea. It is the variety of these ideas which is important. Why does diversity of thought matter? When a team is made up of several people with similar perspectives, there will always be a natural limit to how broad their thought processes can be. However, when a team

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Akamai

July 20, 2019 11:00 AM

In conversation: It's never too late

There can be barriers to pursuing a career in tech. For many people, the journey isn't straightforward. Many of our Akamai employees have diverse backgrounds and have overcome obstacles to pursue their dream career. Often, the way forward into a tech career isn't apparent, especially for those who already have their qualifications and have decided to enter the field after pursuing other things. However, at Akamai, we don't believe that

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Akamai

June 24, 2019 11:00 AM

In Conversation: Career development as a parent

Technology can only continue to thrive with the direct influence of those involved in its evolution. When the experiences of those people are broad, the tech industry benefits from the diversity of what they bring to the table. At Akamai, we are extraordinarily lucky to be able to benefit from the unique influence of all our employees. The parents in our team are an incredible asset. They bring levels of

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Akamai

June 13, 2019 11:00 AM

In Conversation: New Starters

The world is changing. At Akamai, we're proud to be part of the shift towards a more inclusive future. Where digital systems may replace human processes, we are determined to keep people at the center of our focus. After all, the evolution of technology is in vain if it is not to aid humanity. At Akamai, we value all our employees equally. Those who have been working with us for

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Akamai

May 29, 2019 10:00 AM

Our ceiling, their floor, educating the future

Throughout this blog series, we've been discussing the future of tech in relation to our young people. At Akamai, our outreach programs and forward-thinking culture have positioned us as part of the movement determined to make the world better for our children. As it happens, technology is transforming the world day-by-day. Communications have been overturned throughout the last few decades. Now technology is, inevitably, looking to shape the future of

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Akamai

May 13, 2019 11:00 AM

Words of wisdom: Advice for pursuing a career in tec ...

The introduction of AI into the workplace is creating uncertainty over the future of employment. However, research shows that tech will create "133 million" more jobs before 2022 than it will dissolve, as "new entities in the economy replace obsolete ones." As such, there is more reason to nurture and enable our younger generations to be the tech pioneers we need. The skills these generations will need to approach these

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Akamai

April 24, 2019 10:00 AM

The Problem with Perfection: Tech Confidence in Youn ...

At Akamai, we believe the future of tech is full of amazing opportunities. However, to ensure these opportunities are fulfilled, some things in the industry need to change. To enable these changes, we are committed to providing opportunities to anyone who wants to work in the field. Acknowledging the gender gap in the industry is an important part of this. We don't believe that turning a blind eye creates an

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Akamai

April 8, 2019 11:00 AM

The Leaders of the Future: Tech for Growing Minds

Jobs in the STEM and Tech fields are growing at "three times the pace of non-STEM jobs." The rise of technological advances means the tech industry is not slowing down anytime soon. In the next decade, there will be 1 million more U.S jobs in the tech sector than computer science graduates to fill them." At Akamai, we take both the future of tech, and the roles younger generations will

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Akamai

March 21, 2019 9:00 AM

Akamai Opens New Costa Rica Facility

Our colleagues in Costa Rica had an eventful day, to say the least. Tom Leighton and Anthony Williams, acting president of The Akamai Foundation and vice president, talent acquisition joined the Akamai Costa Rica executives in officially opening our new LEED-certified project located in the Escazú area of of downtown San José. The new space accommodates our current employees over three floors, with additional build-out for growth in the coming