Hiring

Amazon creates 100 jobs in Silicon Roundabout

Original post by  Asa Bennett via londonlovesbusiness Internet retailer Amazon is to create an extra 100 jobs at its digital media development centre in London’s Silicon Roundabout. The site opened last September in the Old Street area and focuses on the design and development of new digital media projects, with staff at Amazon-owned firms Pushbutton and Lovefilm also […]

Hiring for a Startup Is Like Dating

Original post by DAVID COHEN via WSJ We all know that startups are about people. That’s got to be your real competitive advantage. Great people will figure out the market and crush it. So how do you attract great people to your team early on when the risks are high and the pay is low? How do you […]

Hiring old people: The dangerous but necessary steroids of the startup world

Hiring old people: The dangerous but necessary steroids of the startup world

Original post by BEN HOROWITZ via pandodaily Aww man, you sold your soul Naww man, mad people was frontin’ Aww man, made something from nothing – Kanye West, “New God Flow” Your startup is going well, and as your business expands, you hear the dreaded words from someone on your board: “You need to hire some senior […]

UK – RESOURCE SOLUTIONS RELEASES SOCIAL RECRUITING GUIDEBOOK

UK – RESOURCE SOLUTIONS RELEASES SOCIAL RECRUITING GUIDEBOOK

Original post by StaffingIndustry Resource Solutions has released their Social Recruiting Playbook, a ‘working guide’ on how to harness the power of social recruitment. Written in conjunction with industry specialists at Carve Consulting, the playbook is designed to introduce senior executives in HR to social media. With more than 175 million professionals using LinkedIn and […]

Be Confident in the People you Hire

Be Confident in the People you Hire

Original post by s.co The job market is certainly rough right now and it is important for employers to ensure that they are hiring well-rounded and qualified candidates. Today’s featured startup, JobEscrow, is recruiting insurance for employers. With JobEscrow, employers list their jobs and recruiters take the task of finding the perfect person to match the position […]