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Silver Lake CEO Had To Convince His Harvard Professors Not To Feel Bad That He Was Jobless At Graduation

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Another awesome interview from leading Wall Street career site, OneWire. This time, CEO Skiddy von Stade sits down with Glenn Hutchins Co-Founder of Silver Lake Partners. It's a part of OneWire's ongoing web series, Open Door. In the interview, Hutchins offers some solid career advice and discusses how he and...
Silver Lake CEO Had To Convince His Harvard Professors Not To Feel Bad That He Was Jobless At Graduation
Review: Cerevellum Hindsight 35 Rearview Biking Computer

Dear Jeremy - your work issues solved

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Problems at work? Need advice? Our agony uncle - and readers - have the answersHow can I get out of temping and into a permanent job?I've been in temporary work for many years. It wasn't a conscious decision to stay temporary for so long, but as each contract ended I...
Dear Jeremy - your work issues solved

THE GLORY DAYS: How Andrew Mason And Groupon Rose To Incredible Heights (GRPN)

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Groupon fired Andrew Mason today. How did such a quirky person end up the CEO of a global company in the first place? We tell that story in here, in an excerpt from Business Insider's 2011 e-Book: "Inside Groupon."  The full story describes the history of Groupon from its meteoric beginnings to its troubled...
THE GLORY DAYS: How Andrew Mason And Groupon Rose To Incredible Heights (GRPN)
Electric car startup Coda getting buried in lawsuits

Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest

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There may be a vague optimistic glow on the horizon, but it’s hardly like sunny boom times have returned to America. So after so many years of economic hardship, and so many unsettling changes to how we work and what sort of jobs are available, how are Americans coping? Has...
Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest
Electric car startup Coda quietly dealing with lawsuits over unpaid bills
30 Days With Inbox Zero: Cleaning Out Messages - And Stress

Freelance Marketplace Solvate Shuts Down After Four Years and $6.3 M.

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Mr. Paolucci. "Agency-caliber talent at half the cost." That was the pitch for Solvate, the freelance labor marketplace based in New York that raised $6.3 million from investors including RRE Ventures and DFJ Gotham Ventures. But as of today, Solvate is no longer accepting new users and individual pages on...
Freelance Marketplace Solvate Shuts Down After Four Years and $6.3 M.
Postach.io Turns An Evernote Notebook Into A Blog

This Guy Left A Cushy Job At Google To Do A Startup ... And Now He's Up To His Ears In Debt (GOOG)

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You're always hearing about how people quit their cushy jobs to do a startup and then got rich. But sometimes the story doesn't go that way. Before GoalSponsors founder David Murray landed a role on Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," he had a comfortable job as a product manager at...
This Guy Left A Cushy Job At Google To Do A Startup ... And Now He's Up To His Ears In Debt (GOOG)

After Successful Launches At USC And UCLA, Flinja Brings Its "Airbnb For University Jobs" To Stanford

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Flinja wants to create a peer-to-peer jobs marketplace based on student and alumni networks within various universities around the country. It seeks to differentiate itself from other marketplace startups — the Taskrabbits and the Zaarlys of the world — by tying user participation to their college affiliation. Like Facebook once...
After Successful Launches At USC And UCLA, Flinja Brings Its "Airbnb For University Jobs" To Stanford

Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest

gigaom.com
There may be a vague optimistic glow on the horizon, but it’s hardly like sunny boom times have returned to America. So after so many years of economic hardship, and so many unsettling changes to how we work and what sort of jobs are available, how are Americans coping? Has...
Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest

Yahoo Bought The Attention Of Tumblr's 16 Million Users In Their Late Teens And Early Twenties

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post.  Yahoo! Just Bought The Attention Of 15.6 Million 16-24 Year-Olds (Global Web Index)To say Tumblr has a youthful...
Yahoo Bought The Attention Of Tumblr's 16 Million Users In Their Late Teens And Early Twenties

Looks Like Freelance Matchmaker Solvate is Shutting Down

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We’ve gotten a tip that Solvate, a venture-backed marketplace for hiring freelance work, is shutting down. Apparently, the freelancers who do work through Solvate have been told that the service will end effective March 1. I’ve emailed and called Solvate, and haven’t gotten a response yet. (I will update this...
Looks Like Freelance Matchmaker Solvate is Shutting Down
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