Summer of Startups: Conductor

June 30th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

Today’s Summer of Startup’s company, Conductor Inc, maintains one of the best client lists we’ve seen, from the likes of Netflix and Jockey, to Progressive and Marriott. They’re SEO experts, meaning you probably know their work from searching without even having heard of them. But what I found most interesting is that they do some great things [...]

Guest Post: Key employee attributes for startups

June 29th, 2010 by Guest Author

Steve Fredrick, one of StartUpHire’s key advisors who was instrumental in our launch, has a great guest post over on Venture Beat entitled “Key employee attributes for startups.” Cause we like Steve so much, and its on a topic thats definitely relevant to the regular readers of this blog, we’ve posted the entire text below. Happy reading! [...]

Summer of Startups: Damballa

June 28th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

It’s Monday, and that means its time for another Summer of Startups profile. Today, we have a company called Damballa who specialize in–well, we’ll just let them tell you: Elevator Pitch: Damballa provides zero day detection of remote control attacks on enterprise networks, then eliminates the threat by terminating the malicious command-and-control communications. By rapidly [...]

Work in Austin, Texas

June 24th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

Its pretty undeniable–one of, if not the biggest factor on the culture of your startup company is location. And Austin, Texas, certainly provides a little dash of hot sauce on your average and boring work environment. Here’s what Kiplinger had to say about Austin when it named it one of its Ten Best cities for the [...]

Summer of Startups: FieldView Solutions

June 23rd, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

Our second Summer of Startups profile company is FieldView Solutions. While they cater to a very specific market–I’m looking at you, Data Center Administrators–it’s still great to learn about what they’re all about: Can you share the company’s elevator pitch with us? FieldView Solutions helps the managers of today’s complex, mission-critical data centers run their [...]

Summer of Startups: TRUSTe

June 16th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

Today we’re officially starting our Summer of Startups series, where we (hopefully) take a look at different startup companies, the life and culture at each, and what they’re looking for in prospective employees. We’re very excited that our first company in this series is such a great one–TRUSTe. You’ve seen their logo all over the [...]

Hire Friday Job Tips

June 11th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

It’s Hire Friday in the Twitterverse, and in that spirit, we’ve got two sets of jobs tips for you. First, Martin Zwilling over at Startup Professionals  has some job tips for people looking to find their first job for a startup company: The whole comprehensive list is here, but lets start with some of the [...]

Hiring programmers in Boston vs. New York vs. Palo Alto

June 7th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

Is it easier to hire programming talent in Boston than in New York or Palo Alto? Taking the data for the just finished Entrepreneur’s Census [conducted by the Yale School of Management], the answer is apparently yes—the average time to fill a job opening for programming talent is less in Boston than it is in [...]

Getting More from Your CRM: a New Use for an Old Tool

June 6th, 2010 by Guest Author

CRM, which hit the market about 10 year ago as straight Customer Relationship Management software, is seeing a kind of renaissance. As the underlying technology has developed, CRMs from all providers are becoming more flexible, and we’re seeing them stretched and modified to fit all kinds of business needs. As a long time CRM reseller, [...]

Looking for a Job Remotely? You might want to reconsider

June 3rd, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

It’s a pretty common scenario: A friend calls me up from “you name it” city: Boston, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and says, “I’m thinking about moving to Los Angeles (or SF, NY, etc) and I’d love to start interviewing. Let me know if you hear of anything interesting.” I’m sure plenty of us have [...]