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 Career Advice for 1/14/15

‘A VC’ writes about the question of doing things yourself vs. delegating. Ruben Harris writes for Medium about breaking into startups.  

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5 things you need to know to get an ad tech startup job

Mad Men. Cannes. Upfronts. If you get excited about these things then you might want to work at an ad tech startup. Here are some resources you can use to quickly educate yourself on the landscape – and get on the road to finding an ad tech startup job you’ll love. Ad Tech Companies LUMA Partners created and still maintains […]

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Startup Career Advice for 1/12/15

Alex Iskold writes on his blog about how to ask for an introduction. Jake Furst from Foursquare, Joshua Goldstein from, and Michael Karnjanaprakorn from Skillshare, among others, answer “What is the best way to get hired by a startup in New York City?” on Quora.  

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Startup Jobs for 1/7/15

Appboy is hiring interns and recent grads in NYC. Lynxsy lists the top 20 startups hiring for non-technical jobs in NYC.

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Startup Career Advice for 1/5/15

Refinery29 interviews Twitter exec Jessica Verrilli to give an inside look into the company. Anand Sanwal writes about the controversy of MBAs in the startup sphere on his blog.

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Startup Career Advice for 12/31/14

Max Schireson writes about startup stock options on his blog. Brad Feld writes about identifying leaders by giving people assignments on his blog.

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 12/29/14

Stu Wall, CEO of Signpost, writes on his blog about why MBAs fail at entrepreneurship. Datadog is hiring an Operations Analyst in NYC.

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