The cycle continues. You find a great candidate, start a hiring thread, schedule a couple calls and then realize the candidate doesn’t quite fit in. You tell this to the candidate (good job!) or simply snap up the communication line. At CutShort, we try to avoid this approach. We try to inform the candidates about… Continue reading Startup hiring advice: Don't cut the chord!
You are cruising along, and then technology changes. You have to adapt. -Marc Andreessen This is true for everyone, but more so for “techies” like us. For us, failing to upgrade our skills can significantly impact our career growth. So what skills you should be working on? To help our users decide, we dug into… Continue reading Top skills startups are hiring for in 2015
If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat. Just get on! -Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook Sheryl Sandberg said this while explaining why did she join a new startup in 2001. Wise choice since that startup went on the rule the world and became a verb in itself – Google! The… Continue reading Join the rocketship: The premium startup hiring event in Pune
Are you looking for a job and need some help from friends? Sure, if you ask them about open jobs they know, chances are they will be as clueless as this guy: With SocialHelpouts, your friends never need to guess. Here’s how. After creating your short profile (a “signal”), just search for friends and send… Continue reading How can friends help you on SocialHelpouts?
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!