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  • In celebration of #pride, learn more about how our employees are able to bring their whole selves to work and how the OUT Network BlackRock provides a community for both #LGBTQ employees and allies.

    This Company Knows What It Means to Be LGBTQ-Friendly

    We spend so much of our time at work that it's important to feel comfortable. Maybe not home-away-from-home or kick-your-feet-up comfortable, but a place where you feel free to be yourself. So when you're searching for a job, you want to interview the company just as much as it's interviewing you.

  • “As a tech person, I feel like I’m part of a technology culture. I never feel like I’m being held back in what I can do because I’m at a finance company,” shares Melanie Manko, who joined us as a summer analyst and now is part of our tech analyst rotational program. Read on to learn more about her BlackRock journey and her advice for women looking to start their careers in #fintech.

    Women in Tech Advice: I Work in Software Development at BlackRock

    When Melanie Manko landed an interview for a software development internship at , she didn't understand why all her finance major friends were so excited for her. Melanie was a math and computer science major and she was always interested in finance, but she didn't know the first thing about asset management.

  • We continue to be inspired by our Chairman and CEO, Larry Fink, and the message he has delivered to CEOs around the world: “To prosper over time, every company must not only deliver financial performance, but also show how it makes a positive contribution to society.”

    BlackRock's Message: Contribute to Society, or Risk Losing Our Support

    In a candid assessment of what's happening in the business world - and perhaps taking a veiled shot at Washington at the same time - Mr. Fink wrote that he is seeing "many governments failing to prepare for the future, on issues ranging from retirement and infrastructure to automation and worker retraining."

  • We’re thrilled to announce our new Flexible Time Off policy, enabling our employees to take as much paid time off as they need, while still fulfilling their work obligations. Hear from our employees about what this change means to them, and why we chose to implement this policy.

    Why This Company Decided To Offer Flexible Time Off

    As a professional and a parent of a disabled child, Kellie Marquet often has to balance her paid time off between her son's needs and her own. "I'm constantly at his therapist, or I have to go to court, or I have to take him to a doctor's appointment," says Kellie, a director with BlackRock's U.S.

  • We're proud to win our fourth "Best Places to Work in Money Management" award from Pensions & Investments!

    Best Places to Work in Money Management 2017 - 12/11/2017 Special Report - Pensions & Investments

    With unmatched integrity and professionalism, Pensions & Investments consistently delivers news, research and analysis to the executives who manage the flow of funds in the institutional investment market.

  • We're proud to win our fourth "Best Places to Work in Money Management" award from Pensions & Investments!

    Best Places to Work in Money Management 2017 - 12/11/2017 Special Report - Pensions & Investments

    With unmatched integrity and professionalism, Pensions & Investments consistently delivers news, research and analysis to the executives who manage the flow of funds in the institutional investment market.

  • Through our partnership with Girls Who Code, we're introducing teenage girls to the world of tech and building a future pipeline of female engineers.

    These Women Are Creating a Code of Mentorship: Here's How

    When Krishnali Doshi's manager asked her if she'd mentor young women during her company's summer immersion program for girls interested in technology, Krishnali agreed but didn't know what to expect. So like any savvy employee worth her salt, she Googled.

  • “Even as companies like ours invest in powerful new technologies, our most important investment is in people who continue to push the boundaries of what is possible,” shares Jody Kochansky, our Chief Engineer. It’s true – our employees and the talent we hope to bring into the firm continue to amaze us with what they’re able to build.

    3 "Hacks" That Could Change the World - Towards Data Science - Medium

    BlackRock's Chief Engineer, Jody Kochansky , shares his views from PennApps XVI. "Hi, I'm a hacker." On any normal day, this might be cause for alarm. Not at PennApps, the semi-annual convergence of student engineers, data scientists and some of the world's most innovative companies at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering.

  • Getting ready to graduate and wondering if there’s a place for you at BlackRock, even with a liberal arts degree? Trust us, there is!

    Wondering What to Do With That Liberal Arts Degree? We Have Some Ideas

    Whether you've already got a liberal arts degree or are just working on one, you're probably already tired of hearing these eight little words: "What are you going to do with that?" English majors have heard it since the beginning of time. So have students of history, philosophy, sociology, linguistics, art, and even economics.

  • Jody Kochansky, Head of BlackRock's Aladdin Product Group, talks about the impact of artificial intelligence on investing and the financial industry overall.

    Artificial intelligence: an evolution or a revolution?

    AI has already started to dramatically change how we interact with technology, from the phone in your hand, to the financial models we at BlackRock build to better serve our clients. You just may not know it.

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