Dawn Kawamoto
Staff Reporter at Built In
Expertise: Careers, workplace and tech
Education: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Dawn Kawamoto is a Built In staff reporter covering workplace trends, with a focus on tech workers and HR. 

She has written and edited for publications including technology careers site Dice, where she was an Associate Editor, and also CNET, where she was News.com's first business editor and a long-time business tech reporter. While working at CNET, Kawamoto received national journalism awards from Sigma Delta Chi and the distinguished Gerald Loeb Awards.  


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Sep 30, 2022
Looking to expand beyond your Employee of the Month recognition program and gift card rewards? Here are some ideas to throw into the mix.
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Sep 29, 2022
It takes more than a flick of a switch to set your software development lifecycle on autopilot. Here’s what you need to know.
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Sep 28, 2022
Looking to quiet all those screaming alerts to the ones that really matter? Deploy AIOps to your IT operations and business operations.
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Sep 20, 2022
Applying for an analytics role at Amex? Insiders reveal the questions you’re likely to be asked.
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Sep 15, 2022
Drone delivery companies transport everything from fast food and medical supplies to passengers.
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Sep 06, 2022
A data analyst reviews company data to assess its current situation while a data scientist uses coding and advanced modeling techniques to answer current and future company questions.
A pattern of IoT devices connected to each other.
Aug 31, 2022
These devices are part of the explosive growth facing the IoT industry leading up to 2030.
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Aug 31, 2022
Blockchain experts weigh in on private blockchains.
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Aug 29, 2022
Here’s what experts are seeing across campus and on Zoom.
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Aug 09, 2022
Self-reflection is a critical component of self-awareness, a key management skill, and experts offer steps on how to achieve it.
A tree growing out of a surface covered in tech symbols representing carbon neutrality.
Jul 29, 2022
Tech’s carbon footprint is large but by no means gigantic. However, here’s why the tech industry carries a larger burden than other industries in addressing carbon neutrality and net zero carbon emissions.
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Jul 28, 2022
It’s harder than ever to land a job at Meta as the company is ratcheting back its software engineering hiring plans this year. If you snag a coveted interview, here are the questions you’ll face.