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Photo credit by Allegra Boverman Photography.

Meet Our 2015 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year”

Alex Freid What inspired you to begin PLAN (Post-Landfill Action Network)? At the end of my freshman year at UNH my friends and I saw dumpsters overflowing with usable materials. It bothered the hell out of me. Furniture, electronics, clothing, dishware, decorations, school supplies, food and so much more were being sent to the landfill, […]

Photo by Allegra Boverman. Winners of the Rising Stars Awards 2015 held on Mon., Oct. 5, 3015 at Space Center, Hooksett by Stay Work Play New Hampshire, NHPR. Red River Computers of Claremont was voted one of the coolest companies for young professionals.

Meet One of Our 2015 “Coolest Companies for Young Professionals”

Red River Computer What was your initial reaction to being named one of the Coolest Companies for Young Professionals? We feel that it represented our culture well and is nice recognition that we are providing a dynamic and challenging work environment for young professionals. Is there an interesting fact about your company that many people […]


Meet One of Our 2014 “Coolest Companies for Young Professionals”

WS Badger How did you feel when WS Badger was named Coolest Company for Young Professionals? Surprised and pleased! Although, I already knew that my co-workers were cool. How does Badger recruit its young professional employees? We use word of mouth, talk about our mission and sustainably-minded practices, promote being a B Corp, and share […]


Meet Our 2014 “Leadership Development Program of the Year”

Leadership College What is the Leadership College program (for people who don’t know)? Leadership College is a program designed to inform student leaders about the opportunities available to them here in the Granite State. It is over a weekend during the school year and attracts participants at higher education institutions across the state. What was […]

Photo credit: Allegra Boverman Photography

Meet One of Our 2014 “Coolest Companies for Young Professionals”

Calypso Communications What is it about your company’s culture that attracts young professionals? As a young professional at Calypso, I am empowered to make decisions to effect change within the company, and I’m constantly pulled out of my comfort zone with challenging assignments that ultimately lead to professional growth. How does Calypso promote a work-life-balance? […]