Jeff Mazur

Jeff Mazur

Guest Writer
Executive Director, LaunchCode

About Jeff Mazur

Jeff Mazur is the executive director for LaunchCode, a nonprofit aiming to fill the gap in tech talent by matching companies with trained individuals. As one of the winners of the 2017 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge, LaunchCode has been recognized for expanding “the tech workforce by providing free coding education to disadvantaged job-seekers.”

More From Jeff Mazur

Technology

Even Silicon Valley Giants Struggle Keeping Tech Talent. Here's How to Do Better.

Companies across the board should be doing more to retain these invaluable team players.
Small Business Heroes

A Public-Private Partnership Could Be Key to Your Startup's Survival

Funding from public-private partnerships is there for the taking -- but it often focuses on startup launches rather than startup sustainability.
Mission Statement

Don't Let These 3 Threats Kill Your Startup's Mission in Its First 5 Years

The first five years can be brutal, but sticking to your mission -- the reason why you started -- is the way to go. Do that by avoiding these pitfalls.
Location

You Might Be Overlooking One Unexpected Factor About Your Company's Diversity: Location

If attracting diverse candidates is important to your company, you must be located in an area accessible by all parts of the population.
Hiring Employees

Talent Is Hard to Come by, But Only Because You're Looking in the Same Old Places

Build a sustainable talent pipeline by focusing your hiring on expertise -- not a laundry list of only maybe-relevant qualifications.