Stephan Maldonado is Vault's Senior Consulting Editor. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Cornell University. His professional experience includes more than six years of writing for the web as a digital marketer, copywriter, and editor. His writing spans numerous industries, including education, healthcare, retail, and fitness and nutrition. He is an aspiring novelist and is working on a novel in his free time. Stephan currently resides in New York.
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Corporate culture is more than happy hour. We spoke with Rhiannon Staples, CMO at Hibob, about maintaining culture remotely and fostering a dynamic of empathy and safety.
How Black and White Professionals Reckon with Racism in the Workplace [Interview]
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An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 2]
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An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 1]
We spoke with the Director of Morgan State's Center for Career Development about how to engage with students digitally and the job search during COVID-19.
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A Time for Courage: How Leaders Should Reckon with Questions of Race in Their Organizations [Interview]
As nationwide protests force business leaders to reckon with how they handle race, we spoke with Chastity Lord about the type of leadership needed right now.
How Covid-19 is Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise [Interview]
Vanessa Wakeman, CEO of the Wakeman Agency, discusses the impact of Covid-19 on nonprofits during the year's busiest fundraising season and how to move forward.
Vertosa's CEO Discusses the Cannabis Industry and the Resilience of Startups
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