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background December 23, 2015

Stack Overflow Gives Back 2015

It’s that time of year again — a time when we reach out beyond the Stack Exchange community to remember the organizations and people who desperately need our help. Each year, we set aside this time and offer to make a $100 donation to charity on behalf of each moderator representing their community. We’ve been doing this…
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Director of Community Development (former)
community December 21, 2015

Bringing Jobs to Stack Overflow

TL;DR: We believe that all programmers need and deserve jobs they love. Last week, we added a Jobs tab to Stack Overflow in order to help you do just that. What’s changed? You’ll no longer need to login to a separate account on a separate site in order to use Stack Overflow Jobs. This means…
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Community Design Lead
community December 14, 2015

Announcing Winter Bash 2015

Another calendar year is ending, which can mean only one thing. It’s time once again for the event that brings joy to all (with a slight helping of dismay for our friends in the southern hemisphere1): Winter Bash! Starting now and going until the end of the day on Jan. 3, 2016, you’ll once again…
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Community Manager (Former)
company November 11, 2015

How We Talk About Diversity at Stack Overflow

We have a Diversity and Inclusion Panel (DIP) at Stack Overflow — you may have read about it in Donna’s post on Why Stack Overflow is a Good Workplace for Women. It’s a grassroots, employee-driven group with volunteers from different departments with varying levels of seniority. We’ve been working hard to make our company one…
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Executive Assistant (former)
company October 6, 2015

Beyond Coding Recap: Helping Emerging Developers Launch Careers

This summer Stack Overflow, together with a host of NYC-based tech companies, created Beyond Coding, a 10 week program for emerging developers and designers. We sought to guide students through the finer points of professional “soft” skills in order to help those lacking experience gain a foothold in the technical job market. Having no idea…
company September 15, 2015

We’re Changing Our Name (Back) to Stack Overflow

We are Stack Overflow You may know us from such popular websites as Stack Overflow Q&A, Stack Overflow Careers, The Stack Exchange Q&A Network, and most of your Google search results. tl;dr – We’re changing our company name. Here’s what’s changing: As of today, our company will be known as Stack Overflow. Our logo is…
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EVP of Culture and Experience (former)
company September 3, 2015

Stack Spotlight: Aurélien Gasser

Stack Overflow currently has three offices in New York, London, and Denver. In addition, for many of our teams and job openings, we also offer remote work. As of our last estimation, 20% of our employees work remotely from around the world. One developer who is included in that 20% is Aurélien Gasser, who works…
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Marketing (Former)
company August 21, 2015

Welcome, Juan Garza, and Stack Overflow En Español!

Juan is the most recent addition to our team of internationally-oriented community managers that focus on bringing Stack Overflow to large groups of developers that aren’t being served as well as they should be by Stack Overflow in English. Juan started his professional journey as an Engineering Major in college, and realized that it wasn’t…
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Community Evangelist - Former
company August 13, 2015

Stack Spotlight: Bethany Marzewski

Each month we’ll be featuring a short interview with one of our very own employees here at Stack Overflow. You’ll learn how they came to Stack Overflow, what projects they’re currently working on, and why they love working here. First up is our Marketing Manager, Customer Happiness Bethany Marzewski. Name: Bethany Marzewski Job Title: Marketing…
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Marketing (Former)
company July 1, 2015

The New Stack Exchange Blog

Today, we’re proud to announce the new Stack Exchange blog, all shiny and new! It’s been six to eight weeks in the making and we’re really happy our community can finally see it. Here’s an overview of the major changes that we’ve made to the site: Channels The biggest change we’ve made is the introduction…
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Engineering Manager, Public Platform
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community June 15, 2015

PIVOTing into a new career: please welcome Taryn Pratt, bluefooted Community Manager

Long-suffering readers may have noticed that, as we’ve expanded Stack Overflow into strange and exciting territories, we always start by hiring a new community manager. These intrepid souls act as emulsifiers, enabling and promoting communication between the company and the growing community. This role is just as critical for our 140+ English-language sites, where our…
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Community Manager (former)