hiring engineers

  • Prima donna engineers Crunch Network

    Prima donna engineers

    In a world where engineers truly are the new rock stars and markets continue to be moderately funded, it is not uncommon to witness or experience the engineering “prima donna effect.” I’ve gently suggested this term in the past and it struck a nerve. Read More

  • Build An Offshore Development Team That Won’t Suck Crunch Network

    Build An Offshore Development Team That Won’t Suck

    The No. 1 problem of almost every Silicon Valley entrepreneur is finding engineers. Developers in San Francisco are similar to apartments in San Francisco — really expensive, hard to get and even harder to keep. On top of a six-digit salary, bonuses and large stock packages, you’ve got to offer a super duper cool office, some unusual perks, etc. It doesn’t have to be this way. Read More

  • Hiring Great Engineers: Kleiner Perkins’ Mike Abbott Explains How

    Hiring Great Engineers: Kleiner Perkins’ Mike Abbott Explains How

    Editor’s note: Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 35-city event series hosted in 15-countries that educates, inspires, and connects entrepreneurs. He also founded Commonred (acquired by Income.com) and is ex-Electronic Arts. I spoke with a robotics engineer and PHD from Stanford this week about looking for a job. He’s not the type of guy that easily joins… Read More