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  • Resumes Are Bullshit. HireArt Is Better.

    Resumes Are Bullshit. HireArt Is Better.

    HireArt, a newly launched Y Combinator-backed company, is working to solve a major problem that all employers face today: resumes are bullshit. Job candidates often like to fluff up their experience, and sometimes they even outright lie about their abilities. Other times, potentially great employees are overlooked because they have unorthodox backgrounds that don’t match up with what… Read More

  • TinyProj Shuts Down, Users Sent To TechStars Grad GroupTalent Instead

    TinyProj Shuts Down, Users Sent To TechStars Grad GroupTalent Instead

    TinyProj, a project marketplace started by Forrst founder Kyle Bragger is shutting down.  All 8,300 of the service’s registered developers and designers who used the site to find project-based work will now be transitioned over to GroupTalent, a recent TechStars grad. Read More

  • Hate When Companies Don’t Provide Feedback On Job Applications? StartWire Is For You.

    Hate When Companies Don’t Provide Feedback On Job Applications? StartWire Is For You.

    If you’ve ever been on the job search, you know how frustrating and time consuming it is to manage the process. (If not, just ask one of the more than 13 million people in the U.S. currently there.) You spend untold hours filling out the right forms and fields, adding more action verbs to your resume, etc., and you fire off the application. Then comes the infuriation: Your… Read More

  • GroupTalent’s Hiring Marketplace Now Automatically Matches People With Jobs

    GroupTalent’s Hiring Marketplace Now Automatically Matches People With Jobs

    Talent drain? That’s what they’re saying. The explosion of early stage startups has made it harder for companies to find the best engineers and designers because everyone’s trying to do their own startup. GroupTalent (a startup, of course) wants to be the solution for that. In an effort to make the process of finding work even less painful than before, today the company… Read More

  • Here In Silicon Valley, Are We Killing Jobs And Making The Rich Richer?

    Here In Silicon Valley, Are We Killing Jobs And Making The Rich Richer?

    As the Occupy Wall Street movement keeps growing, many of the issues raised by the protestors continue to gain support from the average American. In particular, the erosion of the middle class due to job losses and the increasingly large income gap have become key issues in the 2012 presidential elections. At the moment, Wall Street and big corporations are getting the lion’s share of… Read More

  • Tech Job Site Dice Reports Shortage Of .NET Developers

    Tech Job Site Dice Reports Shortage Of .NET Developers

    According to technology job board Dice’s October report, there’s one particular tech talent now in short supply across the U.S.: Microsoft’s .NET. Job postings requiring .NET are up more than 25% year-over-year, the company says – faster growth than the total job postings on all of Dice.com. Read More

  • College2Startup Wants To Connect Startups To The Best Young Talent (And Vice Versa)

    College2Startup Wants To Connect Startups To The Best Young Talent (And Vice Versa)

    Those media experts among us may be familiar with “Help A Reporter Out”, or HARO, which brings reporters and bloggers to quotable sources, and helps small businesses promote their brands. It’s an interesting, if not completely proven, model. Now, what if you apply that model to startups, and the startup hiring process? This was Tolu Babalola’s thinking when he… Read More

  • RescueTime Launches Introductions, A Carfax Report For Top Job Candidates

    RescueTime Launches Introductions, A Carfax Report For Top Job Candidates

    Y Combinator-backed RescueTime is a web-based time management tool that lets users monitor the time they spend on the Web, like what applications and websites they’re visiting most frequently, all in an effort to help heavy web users cut down on inefficient uses of their time. (Maybe those three hours in Chrome Angry Birds weren’t adding to your overall productivity, friend.)… Read More

  • East And West Coast Writers Needed (Also Maybe Someone In Between?)

    East And West Coast Writers Needed (Also Maybe Someone In Between?)

    We’re looking for some East and West coast writers to round out the CG team. Drop me a line at john @ crunchgear dot com with two things: A post we recently did rewritten in your style and a fresh post on something we didn’t cover. The subject line should be WRITER THINGER. Got it? Good. Read More

  • How To Get A Job At Apple

    How To Get A Job At Apple


    Our sassy little friends at ElectricPig have put together an interesting guide to getting a job at Apple. Considering it would be bad ass to ride around in Apple’s white, invisibility cloaked Mecha all day fighting bad guys and watching over the earth from three hundred miles in space, checking it out might be worth your time. What’s the best route to get past the gatekeepers? Read More