In the Tampa area? Join us for an Entrepreneur Expo

August 29th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

If you’re in the Tampa area please come join us as we partner to present the RNC Entrepreneur Expo with the NBC, Huffington Post and Microsoft. Open to the public. A showcase of startups and distinguished guests to discuss entrepreneurship and job creation.  

Want to solve the hiring crisis? Pivot!

August 8th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

There’s no disputing the irony of having an employment crisis in our country where words like “chronically unemployed” and “talent wars” co-exist in the same story, yet here we are. The fact is there are millions of talented individuals looking for meaningful, fulfilling work while thousands of startups risk failure if they can’t fill the [...]

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 [...]

Who Wants To Play The Hiring Games?

May 30th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

By: Robyn Leenaerts There was a time that “gaming the system” was considered a bad thing, not so true these days. There’s a growing trend that we’ve been watching here within the startup-hiring ecosystem where companies are using contests or gaming as part of their hiring process. I saw this personally at NYC Tech Day [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Promoting Jobs at Young Companies

September 12th, 2011 by admin

This morning, we announced that StartUpHire now features job openings at Startup America-backed businesses. The Startup America Partnership is part of the White House’s Startup America initiative which advocates for entrepreneurship and emphasizes the role of startups as fuel for America’s economy. Startups participating in the program will have easy access to StartUpHire as a [...]

Bring the Social Media Revolution to Hiring

July 26th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

It’s a simple fact – the best candidates for job openings often come from people you or your coworkers already know. And while a job board (like StartUpHire) is a great place for those who are actively searching, no one really has cracked the inherent social aspect of finding the best candidates for job openings. [...]

Launching Version 3.0

May 26th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

In addition to launching our blog, yesterday afternoon we launched version 3.0 of our site, and with it, several new features. The first thing you will notice is the new ‘country’ selection box in the job search bar—yes, that’s right, we now support job postings in countries outside the US. We think this is a [...]

Watch this Space: Re-introducing our Blog to the world

May 25th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

We started out with the best intentions: create a blog, where we would foster a discussion about hiring at startup companies from all different perspectives, and compare notes about what life is really like at startups —everything from “the nuances of compensation and stock options, how to pick a winner, is this lifestyle for you, [...]