talent

  • With Box, ESPN And Square On Board, Entelo Takes Its Recruiting Platform Mobile With A “Tinder For Talent Search”

    With Box, ESPN And Square On Board, Entelo Takes Its Recruiting Platform Mobile With A “Tinder For Talent Search”

    Entelo launched in late 2012 to join a new generation of startups attempting to leverage technology to help companies address the age-old struggle with finding and recruiting great candidates, particularly engineers. To do so, Entelo has developed software that aims to help companies, HR departments and recruiters use alternative means and data sources (namely social) to search for and identify… Read More

  • 42Floors’ PDA: The War For Talent Among Startups Needs A New Approach. Here’s Why

    42Floors’ PDA: The War For Talent Among Startups Needs A New Approach. Here’s Why

    Startups do the darndest things. As you may or may not have seen, Y Combinator startup 42Floors made a bold and fairly unprecedented move today -- as hiring goes, in any case. 42Floors Co-founder Jason Freedman had been following the work of UPenn sophomore Dan Shipper on Hacker News. The two had chatted a few times by phone and on Twitter, and Freedman was so impressed by the quality of Shipper's… Read More

  • Want A Great Team? Focus On Talent, Not Hiring

    Want A Great Team? Focus On Talent, Not Hiring

    One of the questions most founders always ask is about the key secrets to hiring. What they need to understand is that there’s a big difference between “hiring” and “talent”. I’m continually surprised how rarely I see people put down their strategy for talent compared to hiring. It’s so prevalent, in fact, you’ll often see on a company's priorities a bullet of “hiring”. And… Read More

  • A Modest Proposal For Immigration: The $100,000 Green Card

    A Modest Proposal For Immigration: The $100,000 Green Card

    Permanent residence in the USA is a valuable asset that is enjoyed by most of you reading this article. Many potential immigrants from around the world want to acquire that asset and become valuable members of American society alongside us. Why don't we let more of them join us? There are two common objections: they will drive down wages, or they will be a drain on tax-funded programs. Some… Read More

  • A Look At Who's Winning The Talent Wars In Tech (Hint: It Rhymes With Twitter)

    A Look At Who's Winning The Talent Wars In Tech (Hint: It Rhymes With Twitter)

    There's been a lot of talk about the fierce competition for talent among the top players in the tech industry. As the story goes, Facebook has been the primary source of anguish for its competitors, seemingly bearing the gravitational pull of a giant sun. Even the ubiquitous Google was forced to take some extraordinary measures to stem the flow of top talent to Facebook last year by offering… Read More