Hiring

How do you talk about a 7-year gap in employment?

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My Quora answer to: “How can you present (in cover letter/interviews etc) a 7-year gap in employment up to today because you didn’t need to work and now circumstances have changed?“ It starts with confidently owning that 7-year gap and having an interesting story to tell about it. Most people dream of being able to take that much…

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Unlock the hidden job market to boost your career growth

Skeleton keys to unlock hidden jobs

Find hidden jobs or keep competing with millions the old-fashioned way. You apply for a job, send your resume, but you never hear back. You may even make it to the interview stage, it seems like it went well, and then — crickets. You know that you have the skills to get in the door, but for…

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Career interview with Mike Tschudy, Head of Design at Mint.com

I had the pleasure of talking with Mike Tschudy about his career path recently. Mike is the Head of Design for Mint.com. He shared a ton of good advice about intentionally planning your career, finding good sounding boards, and taking a step back occasionally to reevaluate your path. The full transcript of our discuss is below…

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Hiring Engineers for a Funded Stealth Mobile Startup

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We are hiring experienced Full-stack engineers to work with our growing team at a funded stealth mobile startup in Silicon Valley. You will be helping us build and deploy mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This could either be a contracting role or a full-time position, depending on your availability and desire to join an early-stage…

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