What Can Facebook & HP Teach Us About Working For A Startup?

May 21st, 2012 by Rleenaerts

By: Robyn Leenaerts There was an interesting course of events the end of last week. On Thursday, we heard news that HP was planning to announce the layoff of as many as 30,000 employees in order to protect their stock price and prop up disappointing earnings.  This unfortunate news seemed a bit of a wet [...]

How they got the job!

May 9th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

Great article on Business Insider today showcasing 10 stories of creative approaches to getting an early hire at hot startups. The stories are all unique, but the common thread is that persistence pays off!  Read the story for yourself, get inspired, and then come search through our postings today and make your own move! Have [...]

StartUpHire Co-Founder Steve Fredrick honored by NVCA for Outstanding Service

April 25th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

We are very proud to announce that our Co-Founder Steve Frederick was honored yesterday with an outstanding service award from the National Venture Capital Association for his work in founding StartUpHire.com. It’s an honor for the whole company to get such recognition. Thanks to the NVCA for their continuing support. VIENNA, Va., April 25, 2012 [...]

Mid-Atlantic “Capital Connection” deadlines approach

April 13th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

The deadline for applying to this year’s TechBUZZ is May 4th. TechBUZZ gives Seed Stage startups the opportunity to showcase what they’ve got in front of  Top Tech who’s who. It shines a well deserved spotlight on some of the area’s most innovative young growth companies and is not to be missed.Don’t miss your chance [...]

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 [...]

Startup interview question: What kind of manager are you?

April 2nd, 2012 by Rleenaerts

Identifying your Management Style By: Jeff Patterson The idiom says “it takes all types,” and this is certainly true in technical environments. Some managers are at their best when on the floor with the staff, getting involved with the workflow. Others are more comfortable behind the scenes, prepping procedures and fine-tuning contingency plans. There is [...]

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 [...]