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 [...]

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? [...]

Insights into Google’s early years

May 28th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

As you know, we work to provide folks a feel for the culture and work life dynamic at a wide range of startups. We found some great insights into what Google, the now multi-billion dollar company, was like in its early days from Chuck Howitt at The Record: It started off using some of the [...]