Ready for a challenge?

July 9th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

It’s that time of the decade again – time for our democratic process to elect leaders to help make this country great, and no doubt one serious topic of discussion will be job creation. Today’s announcement however, isn’t about politics. Today’s announcement is about how you can play a small part of your own with [...]

Announcing the IdeaMensch road show

June 19th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

A mind that is stretched to a new idea never returns to its original dimension.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Every day at StartUpHire we get the privilege of working with companies and organizations that are bringing their ideas to life and to market. Every startup, every product, every disruptive process began as an idea, [...]

First hand insight to working at a startup

April 10th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

We came across this great article on Nextgen Journal today. Author Lynne Guey interviewed employees at startup Fracture and asked their personal thoughts on working at a startup. Solid insight and definite themes of the need to be flexible and accountable. Just a few of reasons we think working for a startup is one of [...]

100 Days At A Startup

April 9th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

We’re re-blogging a great post from Lock, Stock, and Barrel today. Great insight into what working at a startup offers, besides just a paycheck. One quote mentioned from Steve Jobs sums it up particularly well: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I’m about to do today? [...]

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 [...]

Startups, Stocks, and Options: the Definitive Guide

January 30th, 2012 by admin

David E  Weekly has recently published his third edition of the very definitive guide: An Introduction to Stock and Options for the Tech Entrepreneur or the Startup Employee.  Mr. Weekly is the founder of a few companies, and an angel investor in several as well.  To say he has an insider’s view of startups is [...]

Some Foundation: Product/Market Fit

January 11th, 2012 by admin

If you’ve been around the startup community for a while, this will be a refresher. If you’re new, this is a fundamental read. First, if you don’t know who he is, go read about Marc Andreessen. He used to have a blog, which was wiped out and then resurrected. Much of it is worth reading. [...]