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Happy Galentine's Day from Ten Forward!

Published: February 13, 2019
By Staff

That most cherished of holidays, Galentine's Day, is upon us, and no celebration is complete without waffles, mimosas and punny valentines. (Read more)

New Crew Member: Elayne Juten

Published: February 7, 2019
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Our latest apprentice, Elayne Juten, is a cat-shirt-wearing Hufflepuff improviser with a master's in opera performance. (We couldn't make that up if we tried.) Learn more about this awesome new addition to team! (Read more)

Tech & Social Impact: What kind of volunteering is right for me?

Published: January 31, 2019
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

This is the second in a series of posts about how folks who work in tech can be superheroes of social impact in their own backyards. Here, we look at how to figure out what kind of volunteering is right for you. (Read more)

Thanks to everyone who attended our office-warming party!

Published: January 2, 2019
By Staff

Drinks, snacks and a photo booth, oh my! (Read more)

New Crew Member: Kyla Harper

Published: December 14, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Welcome to our new support engineer! Check out our interview with her to learn about samgyeopsal, competitive ballroom dancing and her ideal Sunday afternoon. (Read more)

Tech & Social Impact: Why should we volunteer?

Published: November 26, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

This is the first in a series of posts about how folks who work in tech can be superheroes of social impact in their own backyards. We'll examine why we should care about volunteering in this first post. (Read more)

How custom Slackbots can help foster inclusive office culture

Published: November 12, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Some Ten Forwarders asked for help with being more inclusive with their language; custom Slackbots to the rescue! (Read more)

Keynote: "The Secret History of Women and Nonbinary Folks in Tech"

Published: November 7, 2018
By Staff

This past August, Ten Forward software developer Hilary Stohs-Krause gave a keynote address at Write/Speak/Code 2019 about badass (and often overlooked) women from tech history. (Read more)

How to make a text field's width increase and decrease dynamically based on user input

Published: November 5, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

The title pretty much says it all. (Read more)

Ten Forward recap of "Madison+ Ruby: Chicago" 2018

Published: October 24, 2018
By Staff

When Madison+ Ruby hit the road and went to Chicago, we naturally followed! We sent five crew members along, sponsored lanyards, and spoke about the secret skills bootcampers bring to tech. (Read more)

Hiring Interns You Love

Published: October 16, 2018
By Katrina Tofflemire

Hiring interns you want to hire and giving experiences that matter. (Read more)

Ten Forward featured on Wisconsin Public Television!

Published: October 5, 2018
By Staff

A few months ago, a reporter from Wisconsin Public Television reached out to us for a story she was doing about why or why not young professionals - particularly marginalized folks - decide to settle in Wisconsin. (Read more)

When you double in size, it's vital to set clear expectations. Here's how we did it at Ten Forward.

Published: September 24, 2018
By Staff

As a teaching company, we believe strongly in empowering our employees to build the kind of career they want. In order to do this, we needed clear documentation of available ranks and titles (and detailed descriptions of the responsibilities and privileges that accompany each).

So we made it!

(Read more)

Thinking of You, Julie

Published: September 19, 2018
By Charielle McMullan

A few weeks back, we shared that our beloved office manager, Julie, had passed away. We received many heartfelt comments on the post from members of her family and the community since then, and wanted to share those kind words with the world. (Read more)

How to add a "copy to clipboard" button to your website

Published: September 17, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Have a situation where you want to make copying text easier? Add a button that lets your user copy it directly to their clipboard. (Read more)


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