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 [...]

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? [...]

WSJ: Increase in Valley hiring changes methods for others

May 25th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that due to a large influx of hiring at Venture-backed companies in Silicon Valley, so called “second-tier” locations are stepping up the recruitment efforts to try and attract new hires. Talking about an Austin-based company called SailPoint (backed by, among others, our friends over at Austin Ventures), the WSJ [...]