Elizabeth is a tech contributor for PROTECH,; Tāk and other SFL businesses. Elizabeth is also the author of travel and children's books. More about her adventures can be found on her blog: You can reach her at


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What Is the True Cost of Employee Disengagement?

A staggering 70% of US employees are not engaged in the workplace. This modern day zombie apocalypse comes at a greater cost than you might realize – especially as a  startup. Gallup research has uncovered that the top 25% of engaged employees incur much less ...


The Highs and Lows of Being a Female Tech Leader

There has been momentous push to highlight gender inequality within tech, yet the question still remains: Why are there so few women in tech leadership roles? According to a recent Reuters study, 30 percent of 450 technology executives stated that their groups had no...


3 Ways to Land a Job at a New Startup

For many, the excitement of working at a startup is worth the risk. Unless you got a job at a unicorn startup, this type of employment often requires longer hours, lower pay, and fewer benefits. But still, people drop their corporate jobs all the time for the excitement...


Alphabet Really Isn’t all that Confusing

In the past couple of days there’s been a lot of confusion and misinformation surrounding Google’s announcement of their new parent company Alphabet. No, Google didn’t get bought out by another company. They simply did a massive restructure of their ...


The Best Job Perks for Maintaining High Retention

Perks are the new norm for workplaces and are critical for building an attractive company culture. Some perks are great for attracting top talent. Some fancy perks benefit the employer more than employee. What perks are great for keeping talent happy and engaged? Experts...


Tech Employees Don’t Want Your Fancy Perks

With the demand for tech talent always on the rise, companies are always on the lookout for ways to keep their employees happy and engaged. From on-site gyms to unlimited vacation to company activities, there seems to be an array of options to reward...