About John Gannon

I have over 15 years of experience working in the trenches at successful startups, high growth companies, and VC firms. During that time, I've managed, interviewed, and coached hundreds of people -- and I've worked in almost every business functional role, including marketing, product management, and business development.

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I’m doing an ask-me-anything style interview on Yabbly

I’m doing an ask-me-anything style Q&A on Yabbly.com. You can check it out (and participate) at this link.

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Startup Career Advice for 4/21/14

David Cowan shares a new hire at Smule who submitted a resume creatively. Chris Clouten writes about how no three-month course can teach you to code (well). Cheryl Yeoh writes about transitioning her career from finance/consulting to startups.

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These top startups are all hiring people like you

Today I want to help you answer the million dollar question that I hear over and over again from the hundreds of people on our startup job hunting mailing list… What startups are kicking butt and are hiring people like me (early career professional without a tech background)? Well, recently Wealthfront did a bunch of […]

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5 ways to rock any startup job fair

Are you going to the NYC Startup Job Fair on Friday? If so, awesome! I’ll be there and maybe we can catch up (you won’t have any problem finding me – trust me on this one). But since I won’t have a chance to talk to you before then, I want to give you 5 tips to make […]

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 4/7/14

Darren Herman writes on his blog about the apprenticeship he would want to have. Betterment currently has the following job opportunities: PR Associate Acquisition Marketing Associate Product Marketing Associate Office Associate Operations Associate Mark Suster writes for Both Sides of the Table about one of his most frequent pieces of advice: being politely persistent.

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 4/2/14

ToutApp, a fast-growing B2B SaaS company, is hiring an MBA intern. MakeSpace, a cloud-integrated storage company, is hiring for multiple positions. Dave Girouard writes for the Upstart blog about how to negotiate a startup job offer.

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 3/31/14

Grand Central Tech Accelerator  is accepting applications for its first class until May 1.  GCT is housed in Facebook’s former NY HQ (43rd and Mad), and gives participants a year of free office space, free interns and access to great mentors — without taking any equity. The NYC Startup Job Fair aims to connect talented job […]

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