Avery Komlofske

Avery Komlofske is a Built In Staff Writer covering a wide variety of Brand Studio content. He earned an undergraduate degree in english education from Purdue University, as well as a masters in humanities from the University of Chicago.

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Illustration of six blindfolded people touching an elephant each with different perceptions
Aug 19, 2022
To get the full picture, multiple perspectives are needed — and that’s especially true when building a product customers want.
Inspirant group photo by a pool
Aug 12, 2022
Inspirant began as a project to deliver consulting work with an empathetic, people-first culture. Now, five years later, it’s clear: The experiment is working. Here’s how they do it.
Illustration of some people working from home and some people working in an office showing a hybrid workplace
Jun 23, 2022
There are benefits to both remote and in-person work — and a good hybrid model can bring the best of both worlds.
Arrive Logistics team photo with the company logo on the wall behind them
Jun 08, 2022
Arrive will jumpstart your career by providing training, mentorship, support and ongoing professional development you need to succeed over the long haul.
Golden Retriever jumping through a hoop
May 11, 2022
By building a strong foundation of people, these 4 companies became top dogs in scaling.
Interns learning new computer software form a mentor
Apr 28, 2022
An internship with hands-on experience can set you up for a long career in the field.
Businesswoman giving a business presentation to some of her clients in a meeting room
Apr 05, 2022
To master the pitch, you have to know how each client can best use your product.
Someone tossing a snowball in the air in a snowy forest
Mar 28, 2022
Sometimes it’s better to simplify and streamline, rather than continue and add.
 programmer working on a desktop computer programming code technologies
Mar 18, 2022
Creativity, persistence and collaboration are all essential skills for software problem-solving.
Five people in front of screens. Several are wearing turbans or hijabs.
Jan 05, 2022
Hiring people from different backgrounds spurs innovation and creativity — these companies are proving it.
Chicago's skyline and the Chicago river.
Dec 17, 2021
Many Chicago companies are doing exciting things with tech. Here are six of them.
Origami shirts with ties positioned on a table. Most of them are in blue ties, and a hand is picking up the one with a red tie.
Dec 14, 2021
Four Chicago sales employees talk about their first months on the job.