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5 Ways Red Spark Increases Productivity By Practicing Gratitude

It may often be overlooked, but gratitude in the workplace not only ups those feel-good emotions, it plays a big role in productivity too. At Red Spark, expressing our gratitude allows us to come to work each day with a mindset to push harder than the day before, to value our colleagues and every opportunity we’re given, and to keep motivation running strong to build the future of digital advertising. When you walk through our doors, you’ll meet a team of spirited trailblazers and innovators who cultivate an attitude of gratitude on a daily basis. Take a look at how… Read More

12 Undisputedly Awesome Facts About Our General Counsel, Linda Shi

Inside of our Cira Center offices, the Red Spark team works around the clock to maximize revenue for our advertisers and publishers. Our customers love working with us because we have a supportive team that seamlessly guides them through the fine print to #GSD. That’s where Linda Shi comes in. Linda is Red Spark’s General Counsel and Head of Compliance, our legal beacon for navigating the industry—drafting contracts and managing litigation, licensing and regulatory compliance. She’s a stellar teammate who always seems to go above and beyond, which is why her Rising Star Award from Penn Law Women’s Summit… Read More

10 Ways To Find Out If You’re A Good Fit For Red Spark

You know you’re ready for a career change. You’re passionate, professional, and eager to join a team that has the same innovative spirit as you do. But where do you start? If you’re looking to advance your career (and have fun while doing so), we want you to join our team. Since we know change is never easy, here are some questions to ask yourself before you take the leap. Are you curious? At Red Spark, we never stop learning. That’s why you can never ask too many questions here. Those questions could turn into an awesome hackathon project or way… Read More

10 Things We Learned About Public Speaking During Our #AllTheRedSparkLadies Lunch N’ Learn

The tech industry lacks gender diversity and at Red Spark, we are working to change that. That’s why we decided to establish #AllTheRedSparkLadies lunch n’ learns. It all began with a simple invitation from our General Counsel, Linda Shi. Linda was planning to watch a speech from Dr. Amy Cuddy on power posing during lunch when she decided to invite the ladies of the office to join her. After receiving an outpour of positive feedback and praise, Linda put the wheels in motion to make it a monthly tradition. “Having worked as an attorney in various roles in… Read More

How SparkWellness Strengthens Our Team of Innovators

At Red Spark, our passion isn’t limited to the work we do at our desks. Part of being an agile group of problem solvers and innovators is about building the strength to walk away from our work and come back refreshed. In fact, research shows that taking a few moments throughout the workday is not only crucial to our physical health, it’s also largely beneficial to #GSD and boost productivity. But taking a break is a lot easier said than done during a busy workday, which is exactly why David Leek, Red Spark’s lead marketing analyst, founded the SparkWellness group. “Our health, our wellbeing… Read More

#SparkGiving Educational Crafts To The Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia

Red Spark is passionate about giving back. This year, we used paid volunteer days to clean up Schuylkill Banks and feed our fellow Philadelphians at Broad Street Ministry. Even though we love to hit the streets with our teammates for a day of community service, we’re equally excited about our annual #SparkGiving drive — an opportunity to give back from our offices right here at The Cira Center. The Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia needed educational crafts, so we rose to the occasion and collected coloring books, crayons, Play-Doh, Legos and other supplies… Read More

Here’s What Red Spark Is Thankful For This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is so much more than an occasion to celebrate with family and friends, watch football, and eat turkey. It’s a moment for us to express our gratitude for everything that make our lives great, enabling us to come to work each day and build powerful technology to make advertising better. This holiday season, our employees wanted to share with you what they are thankful for. We hope that this gives you a glimpse of the passionate, innovative, and creative minds that work here at Red Spark. From all of us at the office, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. “I’m thankful… Read More

Five Of Our Favorite Moments From BarCamp Philly

At Red Spark, we jump at the chance to meet people who are as innovative and passionate about their work as we are. When we heard BarCamp Philly would be back for its 8th annual “unconference”, we wanted to show our support to all of the innovative minds in tech (and beyond) who would brave the lecture halls to share their big ideas. What makes BarCamp such a powerful networking event is that attendees can choose from dozens of conversations on a variety of topics throughout the day. Plus, if… Read More

11 Things We Learned During Our Office-Wide Hackathon

We all believe that great ideas drive great solutions. Oftentimes the most creative problem solving occurs when far corners of the office come together in the spirit of innovation. That’s why we invited all Red Spark employees to participate in our second annual hackathon, an occasion to reinvent products and processes that touch every single member of the Red Spark team. The winners received cash prizes and the admiration of their colleagues. The challenge: we had only 24 hours to make our concepts come alive. “You don’t know what you’re capable of until you’re forced to push your limits,” our… Read More

Celebrate World Statistics Day With 12 Fun Red Spark Figures

Happy World Statistics Day! Observed annually on October 20th, World Statistics Day was created by The United Nations Statistical Commission to celebrate the vital role that statistics play in our modern society, informing important policy decisions and helping us to better understand the world around us. Much like our company’s name, we love to start with the numbers, as they often reveal valuable insights about our business and the future of advertising technology. Whether we’re creating a predictive model based on market trend research, or turning our raw data into useful analytics, Red Spark, specifically our Business Intelligence team, never underestimates… Read More
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