About “Startup Upclose” series: With every other startup claiming to have “passionate founders/awesome culture/great traction/$$$ market size”, it is incredibly difficult to decide which should one join. Our attempt is to bring out the unique personality of each startup so that people can easily visualize what it will be like working in them. Suggestions welcome! We are… Continue reading Startup Upclose: RainingClouds Technologies
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
(Update: This post was written before MyNoticePeriod was rebranded to Hiree.com. Although the name has changed, finding people on “notice period”, which is the theme of this post, remains one of their core USPs.) So after creating a lot of awareness with its unique solution recently, MyNoticePeriod has stirred up some hot reactions online. Some… Continue reading MyNoticePeriod.com (Hiree) reviews: Love it or hate it, but you can’t ignore it
Scandid, a Pune based startup doesn’t need much introduction. It was one of the first ecommerce mobile startups from India and with close to 50,000 downloads for its Android app, their flagship product has grabbed headlines regularly. Scandid was selected for the Seedstars World Finals round last year, and is now heading to the finals… Continue reading Pune startup Scandid in Seedstars World Finals at Geneva next week
As Linkedin did in 2013, they just released a list of 25 popular job skills employers are searching for. We tried to compare these to spot some higher level trends for software professionals. (TL;DR: note the green items below – they are red hot right now!) So, here are the trends: Cloud+Data juggernaut keeps rolling: Cloud is growing and the… Continue reading Planning your next job? Here are top 3 technology trends you should know!
Whether it’s discovering new food or exciting jobs, every city has its own favorites. For Pune techies in startup/produce firms, here are places that we’ve found useful: 1. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/job/home The elephant in the room is LinkedIn. In Pune, it is very popular across different product companies- big (Symantec, VMWare, Persistent, GS Labs) mid (Pubmatic, AllScript)… Continue reading 5 places to find the best tech jobs in Pune
Want to get a job in a different industry? Visualize how others do it here! LinkedIn members often list multiple positions in the experience section of their profile, and in some cases, their current position is in a different career or industry than the one previously held. Last month, we had 60+ Influencers chime in… Continue reading Want to get a job in a different industry? Visualize how others do it here!
Acompli, a startup with main R&D setup in Pune, got acquired last week by Microsoft for $200 mn. Read the entire news here. An inspiring story, given that it took them just 18 months to reach here. We, at SocialHelpouts, aren’t really surprised though. Acompli has been one of our earliest users and advocates. They… Continue reading Pune startup Acompli gets acquired for $200 mn
Yes, we hear you. We are a bit late to get here, but we were waiting for the right time for blogging. Understanding problems of our users, building our team and getting early users in have been our priorities. Anyway, we’d love to share our thoughts here. More than that, we hope to learn about… Continue reading Woohooo, we finally have our blog!