How We Used Open Source Technology to Democratize Our Office Playlist

One of the first things you’ll notice when walking into 50onRed’s office at The Cira Center is the great music emanating from the sound system. You may hear hip-hop, punk, pop, 90s R&B, a movie soundtrack or some grungy black metal. Are these tunes from our local radio station, Pandora,…

6 Core Values That Shape Our Culture

We have a multifaceted business, but our recipe for success is simple. There are six core values that inform and inspire what we do as a company, and when you blend equal parts of each of these values together you’re left with the unique flavor of 50onRed culture. Here at…

10 Life-Changing Quotes From The Forbes #Under30Summit

The Forbes Under 30 Summit rolled into Philadelphia Sunday afternoon for three mind opening days of keynotes, panels, breakouts and pitch contents. Here are some important takeaways from the conference. 1. “You’ll get knocked down over and over and over again, and you get back up.” -Elizabeth Holmes, Founder &…

50Volunteers: Breaking Bread at Broad Street Ministry

  On Thursday, September 24th, some members of the 50onRed team donated a few hours of their morning to volunteering at Broad Street Ministry, a not-for-profit corporation that helps Philadelphians experiencing homelessness, food insecurity, abuse, and other forms of social trauma. In alignment with our company’s mission to give back…

My 5 Takeaways from Content Camp + PodCamp Philly 2015

I had never been to an “unconference” before. Although, to be fair, I had never been to a regular conference before, either—Content Camp + PodCamp Philly 2015 (#CCPC15) was the first industry event I attended as a real-life working adult (i.e. since graduating from college). So, in anticipation of encountering…

How Employees Took Advantage of our New PTO Policy

A while back, we posted a list of reasons to love working at 50onRed. Since then, there have been even more exciting additions. For example, this year we modified our paid time off (PTO) policy to let employees enjoy up to 25 PTO days a year (That’s five work weeks!).…

5 Things To Know About Networking (In Real Life)

Whether you’re looking for new business, friendship, or your next big gig, networking should be a part of your social routine. Sure, it can be intimidating. Some fear that networking will make them seem like a ruthless self-promoter. Let go of that anxiety. That won’t be the case unless you…

Another Company Perk: Coffee Club

  It all started after a few 50onRed employees ordered Death Wish. Not a literal death wish, of course (Mondays are hard, but they’re not that hard). Rather, one 50onRed employee, Software Engineer Jeff Segall, finally decided to order the ultra-caffeinated coffee that had been on his mind; he wanted…

Improving our (Work)out: Introducing 50onWellness

This was the message that 50onRed Business Analyst David Leek wrote the day he inadvertently founded the 50onWellness club. This announcement came as the result of an epiphany that David had experienced a few days prior: “I realized it didn’t matter how much I did outside of work. Something needed…

Enjoying A Great View of Q2

Work hard, play hard: It’s a mentality that 50onRed believes in and puts to action. That’s why, to celebrate the company’s second quarter, we worked (by organizing and attending a company-wide Q2 overview presentation), and then played (by going directly to Morgan’s Pier waterfront bar to eat, drink and be…