career

  • LinkedIn rolls out its Career Advice mentoring program to US, UK and India

    LinkedIn rolls out its Career Advice mentoring program to US, UK and India

    LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social platform for the working world with some 530 million members, has made a big push in the last couple of years to position itself not just as a place to look for new jobs and network, but as a place for professional development — including services for online learning; steady streams of news and other content to expand your knowledge; and most… Read More

  • With 40% Of Traffic From Outside The U.S., Glassdoor Raises $20M Series D To Expand Internationally

    With 40% Of Traffic From Outside The U.S., Glassdoor Raises $20M Series D To Expand Internationally

    Glassdoor, the jobs and career community website offering company reviews, salary comparisons and job listings, is today announcing an additional $20 million in outside funding. The Series D round was led by new investor DAG Ventures, and saw participation from Glassdoor’s existing investors Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Battery Ventures. To date, Glassdoor has raised… Read More

  • In Startups And Life, You Need Plan A, B, And Z

    In Startups And Life, You Need Plan A, B, And Z

    An entrepreneur receives lots of contradictory advice from really smart, experienced people. For example, you’ve probably been told to be both persistent and flexible; to have a clear vision you pursue relentlessly, and yet also to change your vision as the market changes. Simple, right? This same tension pervades career advice. Some will tell you to think about where you want to be in… Read More

  • Let's all quit our jobs and become iPhone App developers!

    If you and a friend could stitch together an iPhone application, one that brings in thousands of dollars of revenue per month, would you quit your job? (/me Raises hand, and I’d leave the country—hello, endless summer!.) That exact scenario occasionally happens, truth be told, as the Times points out today. Spend s few months coding an App, then you’re on Easy Street thereafter. Read More