Diversity

We believe that the Gigster experience should reflect the human experience.
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Mission

Bringing together talented people from all backgrounds to build the world's software.

At Gigster, we believe that when people join an inclusive atmosphere with different perspectives and personalities, it sparks innovation and betters business outcomes.

We recognize that inclusion and diversity are complex, multidimensional issues and we acknowledge that real change takes comprehensive, sustained effort.

Values
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Come as you areGigster is a welcoming company seeking out the brightest talent. Regardless of lifestyle or background, your perspective is welcome.
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Find empathy in actionWe care about your well-being and actively nurture an understanding and collaborative culture so you feel your best here.
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Have your voice heardWe celebrate new voices and champion different approaches to how we can creatively solve the biggest problems in software development.
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Thrive in our environmentGigster aspires to a higher standard of conduct and pay equity affirming our diverse talent and their contributions to our company.

Profiles

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SophiaFulfillment

As Gigster’s resident philosopher, Sophia has spent much of her time academically and professionally infusing philosophical thinking into building the best society and technology possible. At Gigster, Sophia makes our freelance platform as attractive a career path as working at a large company.

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    SophiaFulfillment Team
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    VikramDesign Team
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    AmnaFulfillment Team
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    EminEngineering Team

Snapshot

Employee representationWe are a fast-growing team constantly striving for inclusion and improved internal processes

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Full-time employees

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Ethnic identifying

Full-time employee total projected to be 200 by end of 2018. Data above as of August 2017
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LeadershipLike a diverse gene pool, a diverse workplace is stronger. When different viewpoints are encouraged and included, creative solutions emerge that move our business forward.Roger Dickey, Cofounder and CEO
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LeadershipWe're taking a holistic approach to diversity, tapping into the infinite richness of humanity, and working together to build our vision for the future of work in a supportive environment.Alonzo Felix, Head of Diversity
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LeadershipVaried experiences and backgrounds allow an organization to better serve its customers and partners. A diverse environment is a fundamental part of a healthy corporate culture.Lori Williams, VP Fulfillment
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LeadershipTo build the world's software requires a broad set of perspectives. We need incredible problem solvers that tap from a deep well of empathy and collective intelligence to deliver superior value to our customers.Debo Olaosebikan, Cofounder and CTO
Meaningful actionsIn order to find a path forward towards a balanced and inclusive team, we’re committing to some concrete actions through 2018.
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Flexible Working HoursWe promote a healthy work balance giving you freedom to be your best
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Promoting a Joyful OfficeWe want you to be happy and fulfilled at work while enjoying our space
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Event PartnershipsOrganizations with shared values can help promote open discussions
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Employee Resource GroupsThese groups allow you to find community and get support
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Regular Team SurveysWe want to consistently check in and assess current perceptions
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Blind Hiring ProcessScreening this way allows us to remove unconscious biases from hiring
Our actions are reviewed monthly to ensure that we continue to improve and reflect our values in being supportive and inclusive.
logoOur internal diversity group at Gigster, Dimensions, is dedicated to pursuing initiatiatives that bring us closer together, creating more understanding and unity.

Community Engagement

Call for partnershipsWe want to support diversity by investing in the future of our industry and creating opportunities beyond Gigster. If your values are aligned with ours, we’d love to talk!

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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