Got No Skills? How To Get Hired Anyway

November 30th, 2011 by admin

Justin Khan at Techcrunch wrote an article about how to get hired at a startup when you don’t have a proven track record. He presents four avenues for making the move to a startup, and has a number of excellent recommendations to help you on your way. Much of it boils down to putting in [...]

Startups – the infographic version

November 28th, 2011 by admin

Grasshopper has put together a few interesting posts on startups and entrepreneurs. The first is on the realities of a startup vs what we may fantasize the life of a startup might be. It includes such gems as the truth about the waterfall of money from VCs and early retirement. The second is an infographic [...]

Are Startups Meritocracies?

November 21st, 2011 by admin

Eric Ries has a brilliant essay on the subject of prejudices in Startups. Not just the hiring practices of startups, but the funding of them by VCs. We’re big fans of Eric Ries, and this article is one example of why. He brings scientific principles to startups, and in this case he shines a light [...]

Developer Opinions On Working At a Startup

November 18th, 2011 by admin

If you’re a developer, you’ve probably already encountered StackOverflow. It’s a great place to ask tough technical questions and get answers from your peers. It also happens to be the location of a good thread on working for a startup. You’ll find opinions from folks who’ve actually been there, done that. Of course, if you [...]

Do Your Research

November 17th, 2011 by admin

Still wondering if a startup is for you? Moving to a new job means you need to do some research about the company you’re thinking of joining. Doesn’t matter if it’s a startup or a well-established brick and mortar concern. Reading this post by Eric Stromberg may inform your decision to consider a startup. He [...]

Considering working at a startup?

November 14th, 2011 by admin

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re interested in working for a startup. It can be a tough decision if you’ve never done it before, and you might be wondering if working at a startup is for you. In the coming weeks we’ll be linking to blog posts from others that may help [...]