My latest book: Finding Startup Jobs

For the last 6 years I’ve been helping people land venture capital jobs and startup jobs through the VC Careers community, Road to a Venture Capital Career, and startupcareeradvice.com. Now I’ve made available another resource to help you build a great startup career – my new book, Finding Startup Jobs. Here’s what people are saying about the book and […]

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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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Mast Mobile is looking for a lead/head of marketing in NYC

MAST MOBILE, INC. Growth Hacker/Marketing Lead – NYC Contact: cv@mastmobile.com This role is on point to fuel growth at a company ready to change the way enterprises manage communications. Mast Mobile has developed a new communication software platform that is integrated deep into mobile networks, which enables capabilities that OTT players cannot provide. Our mission is […]

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Startup Career Advice for 5/13/15

James Cohane, who works on business development and partnerships at Axial, writes about what Business Development really is. Michael A. Affronti, Director of Product at ThinkingPhones, writes about how a product manager should be the most curious person in the room.  

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Estimote is looking for an investment banking analyst for finance/biz ops role

Hiring an investment banking analyst in a finance / biz ops role to help us build the future. Email steve at estimote. — Steve Cheney (@stevecheney) May 12, 2015

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 5/6/15

CMX is announcing the CMX Summit Scholarship Program, Nepal support, and new workshops. InSparq is hiring a Digital Client Strategist in NYC.  

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Startup Jobs for 4/29/15

Signpost is hiring a Sales Data Operations Manager in NYC. Rocketrip is hiring a Head of Customer Success in NYC.  

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Startup Career Advice for 4/27/15

Aline Lerner writes about how to interview your interviewers on her blog. Steve Kaplan offers advice for applying for a sales/channels job at Nutanix.  

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 4/22/15

The Skimm writes about growing big or going home. FanBridge is hiring a Sales Development Representative and an Account Manager in NYC.  

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