Who’s creating jobs? Startups can show you!

March 28th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

StartUpHire, with support from the National Venture Capital Association, is releasing a new infographic today depicting 2011 hiring data for startups.  What’s the biggest take away? While most of the country is still sluggish on job creation, startups face the opposite problem- a glut of open technical jobs. 36 percent of all open jobs at [...]

NYC Startup Job Fair

March 22nd, 2012 by Rleenaerts

For those interested, we’ve gotten some great information from Patrick Duggan and the team organizing this year’s NYC Startup Job Fair. They’ve seen some great growth over the last few years. This year’s event boasts 60 of the best New York-based startups in attendance including Spotify, ZocDoc, ShowMe, Betterment, Aviary, Vente-Privee, Enertiv and many more [...]

Startups vs Large Companies

March 16th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

We just read an interesting article from Alex Loddengaard weighing 10 important facts when considering working at a startup versus a traditional large company. The article is balanced in looking at a decision like this from all angles. In short, there are no guarantees with any employment choice - but if you’re looking for the best [...]

Austin, No Limits!

March 14th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

Had so much fun at SXSW Interactive that you’re having a hard time leaving Austin, Tx? Then why not stay and check out some of the hottest startup jobs in the country. As a born & bred Texas girl with burnt orange in her veins, I have too many reasons to list here why I [...]

The Startup Ecology

March 9th, 2012 by admin

Spend some time around startups, and you’ll learn about a huge range of things.  For example, you’ll learn that hiring at a startup is challenging (obviously, that’s where we come in).  You’ll learn that there are many things that go in to founding a successful startup – from the personalities of the founders, to how effectively they [...]

Applying for a Job Online

March 2nd, 2012 by admin

We’ve done some hiring here recently, and we thought we’d share some of our observations related to that experience.  This is aimed at anyone applying to a job, not just those looking to work at a startup.  Your goal is to stand out from a sea of nearly identical applicants; here are some tips to [...]