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(Free course) How to build your personal brand in the startup community

I just released a free email course: The Influence Playbook. The course breaks down – step by step – how to build a personal brand that can lead you to: your dream startup job a ridiculously powerful startup network a more fulfilled life It’s loaded with lots of examples – including many from my experience building a […]

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Don’t let them forget you

Here’s the situation: you’re reaching out to someone in the startup community who you’ve met before but who you’re not particularly close with. You’re looking to reconnect with them – maybe about a job opportunity, or about a new product you’re selling. In short, you need their help. “How do I know her?” When you’re trying […]

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The 4 mistakes I’ve made negotiating startup job offers

Although it’s not quite as hard as negotiating cab fare, negotiating a startup job offer can be pretty tough, too. The good news is that you can learn from 4 of my past negotiating mistakes to help you quickly reach agreement on your startup job offer. Optimizing for cash rather than equity If you’re going […]

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12 point checklist for startup interview prep

  Congrats! That hot startup you’re interesting in working for wants to interview you. What’s next? To help with startup interview prep, I’ve compiled 12 tips based upon my experience having been both a startup hiring manager and someone who’s interviewed at plenty of startups over the years. I hope these tips help you nail […]

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 1/13/16

The SketchDeck team writes a piece on their blog about moving from consulting to startup.  ZestFinance is hiring a Chief of Staff in Hollywood, CA.

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Startup Jobs for 1/11/16

VenueBook is hiring a Director of Marketing in NYC. Sprinklr is hiring a Marketing, Data and Research Intern for the Spring Semester in NYC.

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 1/6/16

Movable Ink is hiring a Principal Retail Strategist in NYC. Karthik Sridharan writes for the blog about what a startup founder looks for when hiring employees.

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Startup Career Advice for 1/4/16

Hunter Walk, partner at, writes about how startup equity is unlikely to make startup employees very wealthy. Katie Benner writes for the New York Times about how employees can be hurt when a ‘unicorn’ startup stumbles.

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The 5 Building Blocks of An Entrepreneurial Career

Image by Flickr user jakerust Some folks say you need to start a company to earn the title ‘entrepreneur’. But jumping off a cliff and building a plane on the way down isn’t the only way. After all, entrepreneurship is simply the pursuit of resources that are outside of your control. So if you don’t […]

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 12/28/15

Dayuse is hiring a Country Manager (US) in NYC. Amol Solva writes about tech/startup people who are ‘not that technical’ on his blog.

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Startup Career Advice for 12/23/15

Wojtek Borowicz writes for the CMX blog about how to become a developer evangelist when you’re not a developer. Nick Mehta, CEO at Gainsight, writes on his blog about bad and good reasons to join a startup.

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