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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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 8/27/14

Carrie Melissa Jones writes for CMX about 8 community jobs you can apply for right now. Andy Rachleff and Avery Moon write for the Wealthfront blog about the two types of job offers.  

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Startup Career Advice for 8/25/14

Jared Cohen, COO at See.Me, writes on LinkedIn about his transition from lawyer to startups. Alexander Taub writes on his blog about the fear of getting fired.  

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Startup Jobs for 8/21/14

Shyp, a company focused on improving the customer experience of shipping, is hiring for numerous positions. CloudBees, a cloud services company, is hiring a Business Development Representative.  

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3 Tech Skills You Absolutely Need—Especially if You Don’t Code

When you’re working at a startup, even if you’ve never touched Python or Photoshop, you still need to be able to get stuff done when technical or design tasks come your way. See my post at The Daily Muse to find out why.

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 8/13/14

Bowery Capital published a list of top tools for startup job seekers on their blog. Figure 1, a network for health professionals to view and share medical cases, is hiring a Director of User Growth.  

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Want to Work for a Startup? Start Something

(Originally published at The Daily Muse on October 16, 2013.) So, you want to ditch the corporate life and go work for a startup. Cool! But do you really understand what that would mean? Steve Blank, one of the fathers of the Lean Startup revolution, defines a startup as “an organization formed to search for a repeatable […]

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Startup Jobs and Career Advice for 8/11/14

HourlyNerd, an online marketplace that connects businesses to MBA alumni and students for short-term business consulting, is hiring an Enterprise Account Executive. Ellen Dasilva and Alexander Taub wrote a book about pitching and closing, and what you need to know about business development, partnerships, and making deals that matter that will be available on August 29th.  

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