First of all, thank you for showing interest in joining us and even more importantly, reading this post. In this post, let us candidly answer a few things that we discuss with everyone who is interested in joining our team. We hope it will help you decide if we would be a good fit for… Continue reading An open letter to people who are interested in joining our team
Startup hiring is hard. Not because there are not enough hiring solutions but because they deliver more noise than actual results. For example, it is not uncommon to get 100+ applications on job posted on say LinkedIn, Naukri or HasJob. But most of these are irrelevant or come from fence-sitters. No wonder that one of the… Continue reading How is CutShort different from LinkedIn or Naukri?
Let’s admit it – startup hiring is tricky, time consuming and not exactly fun. Many of us find it as a huge distraction from the other “more exciting” activities we do at startups. So we tend to keep delaying hiring until it becomes a crying need. And when that happens, we force ourselves to repeat… Continue reading Startup hiring hack: Always be hiring
A bit of context first: Two weeks ago, we heard the unfortunate news that PubMatic was laying off 100+ people. To help the employees affected by this, we started an initiative to connect them with their prospective employers easily on our platform. Here is a brief checkpoint on what has happened since then. 40 companies have… Continue reading Two weeks after the PubMatic layoffs: here is what we have achieved so far
Connect with the people you want. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? But it can be deceptively difficult. Take for example big events such as TieConPune and PuneConnect . One of the biggest reasons we go to these events is to meet other interesting people. There are tons of people around, some of which are the ones you most want… Continue reading How we facilitated 150+ meetings in 1 day at PuneConnect 2015
Tell me about yourself. Four words that can fill candidates with dread or joy, depending on how prepared they are. This question is tricky – since it seems too trivial, sort of a small talk before the real thing. As a result, many candidates simply start narrating details from their resume or give back the control… Continue reading How to respond to the question "Tell me about yourself"?
Welcome the future. Merely applying for jobs is no longer enough. Great companies are looking for great people like you but are overwhelmed by thousands of similar looking resumes each month. Yes, new age platforms such as CutShort can help. And you can also use the tips to boost your response rate as well. But… Continue reading The modern day job search