Jazz and Internet Technology

Ayan will be talking about People’s Labs and Careerimp at a public interview at the splendid Little E’s Jazz and Blues Club in the Cultural District this Thursday at 6.30pm. Come on out to enjoy the live music by Jessica Lee and Friends, and meet several regional entrepreneurs at this Internet Technology Entrepreneurs edition of Entrepreneurial Thursdays!

Leave a Comment May 4, 2010

People’s Labs and Careerimp in the City Paper

“Office Romance”? That’s no gossip! The Pittsburgh City Paper featured us in their news this week, complete with quotes and a photograph at our workplace at Olympus. Pick a copy from the stands while they last, or check it out online.

Leave a Comment April 30, 2010

CareerImp on CMU Campus this week

We’re deep into development now, but that doesn’t mean we can stop talking about CareerImp. People’s Labs will be presenting CareerImp at two events this week. Want to meet us in the flesh, learn about our business plan, and heckle us from the crowd? Come on by the Elevator Pitch Competition at the CMU Invention to Venture workshop today to hear Mona pitch CareerImp (2:15pm at Rangos 1 in the Carnegie Mellon University University Center) and/or the Keith Block Award competition on Saturday (9am at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College) to see Srinath present CareerImp. We’ll hang out after both to meet you!

CareerImp On Campus (Today and Saturday)
We’re deep into development now, but that doesn’t mean we can stop talking about CareerImp. People’s Labs will be presenting CareerImp at two business competitions in the next week. Want to meet us in the flesh? Learn about our business plan? Heckle us from the crowd? Come on by the Elevator Pitch Competition at the CMU Invention to Venture workshop today to hear Mona pitch CareerImp (2:15pm at Rangos 1 in the Carnegie Mellon University University Center) and/or the Keith Block Award competitionSaturday (9am at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College) to hear Srinath do the pitch. There will be food for investors after the Elevator Pitch competition, and we’ll hang out after both to meet you.

2 Comments March 25, 2010

CareerImp preview at Olympus Showcase

People’s Labs will be introducing CareerImp at the Olympus Showcase this Wednesday at 3.30pm in room 3305 in Newell Simon Hall on the Carnegie Mellon University campus. Register to attend the Show & Tell, and witness the CareerImp prototype demo!

2 Comments March 15, 2010

Jobseekers and Recruiters Frustrated

Riled up? That’s the title of the workshop or interest group that Ayan facilitated at the Startingbloc Institute for Social Innovation in Boston. For those who heard about us at Startingbloc, welcome to our online abode!  We’d love to continue hearing your and others’ views on the subject as we shape our Resume Optimizer project. Also drop us a line if you want to be one of the first to test our beta product when it is released.

Leave a Comment February 24, 2010

Lecture on Technology for Employability Education

Ayan delivered a guest lecture at the inter-disciplinary graduate and undergraduate class being taught by Matthew Kam at Carnegie Mellon University on “The Role of Technology in Learning in the 21st century“. The lecture was on “Designing for Employability in India“, and highlighted some trends and models in using information and communication technology appropriately for employability and vocational education in India. To continue the lively discussion that ensued, feel free to reach out to People’s Labs.

Leave a Comment January 22, 2010

People’s Labs & the Entrepreneurship Week

The Global Entrepreneurship Week is a worldwide initiative to promote entrepreneurial efforts and aspirations. Running from 16th to 22nd November, Carnegie Mellon was a host organization for the week. People’s Labs participated in the activities of the day devoted to social entrepreneurship. At the Social Innovation Job Fair and Mixer, we were glad to inform people of what we do, meet some recruit candidates, and connect with fellow enterprises and non-profits.

Leave a Comment November 23, 2009

People’s Labs at the Peoples’ Summit

This is no tongue-in-cheek! The Peoples’ Summit was a free educational program of informed dialogue regarding the economic, social and political problems facing the world. It coincided with the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, and garnered attendance of above 700 people.

People’s Labs had an informational table at the Summit which drew interest from several community organizers! Geeta stirred interest in students who were exploring how to shape their careers to serve the community, by drawing upon what People’s Labs has to offer. Ayan had been involved in the planning and publicity of the Summit, and voluntarily serves as the webmaster of the informative Summit website. He was interviewed at the Summit for a long segment by an independent local television channel, in which he contrasted socio-economic challenges in developing countries and those in the US.

Leave a Comment September 23, 2009

People’s Labs at G20 Awareness Fair

The G20 Unemployed Needs Research team from People’s Labs had a booth at the G20 Awareness Fair at Carnegie Mellon University today, where they educated students about researching social issues, and specifically informed them about the research that is being undertaken by us at the Tent City for the unemployed during the G20.  We generated quite a bit of enthusiasm.

Leave a Comment September 18, 2009

People’s Labs at Heinz Public Service Fair

People’s Labs had a number of socially motivated students, faculty, and non-profit organization representatives drop by our table at the Sept 10th, 2009  Seventh Annual Heinz College Public Service Fair! We received much interest through resume submissions, volunteers, and contacts – whom will be getting in touch with soon!

Leave a Comment September 10, 2009

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