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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 1/28/15

Silicon Valley Bank is hiring an Early Stage Banking Associate II. Mark Suster writes about how to build online relationships into meaningful networks on his blog.  

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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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