dream job

dream job

How 20-Something Mike Rothenberg Went From Sleeping On Couches To A VC With A $5 Million Fund

www.businessinsider.com
Mike Rothenberg has always been interested in entrepreneurship. Now, the 28-year-old is running a one-man venture capital shop, Rothenberg Ventures, with $5 million to invest in startups. It's similar to what Joshua Kushner did a few years ago when he started Thrive Capital. Then, Kushner was 25 and he put...
How 20-Something Mike Rothenberg Went From Sleeping On Couches To A VC With A $5 Million Fund

Bindi Karia, Microsoft's UK Startup Maven, Joins Silicon Valley Bank's Euro Push

techcrunch.com
In a move which which will send significant waves through the London and European startup eco-system, Bindi Karia, currently the ‘Venture Capital/Emerging Business Lead’ at Microsoft UK, is departing to join Silicon Valley Bank’s UK Branch to lead its push in the early stage tech startup space. Karia has been...
Bindi Karia, Microsoft's UK Startup Maven, Joins Silicon Valley Bank's Euro Push

How To Use Google to Land Your Dream Job

chris.pirillo.com
How To Use Google to Land Your Dream Job is a post from Chris PirilloAlec Brownstein was bored with his job. He wanted a challenging new position with a top creative firm. Googling his favorite creative heroes one day, he noticed that none of the results had sponsored ads attached...
How To Use Google to Land Your Dream Job

Honeymoon tester is latest dream job

www.cnn.com
Honeymoon tester is latest dream job

Seelio launches social network for students to land a dream job

venturebeat.com
Seelio, a social network to match college students with cool jobs, has launched its beta to anyone with a .edu email address. On Seelio, users can spice up their boring, old resume with graphic designs, computer-aided projects, videos and academic papers. Students with shared interests can connect, and potential...
Seelio launches social network for students to land a dream job

DailyDirt: Modern Computer Dating

www.techdirt.com
There are search engines for just about everything. Computers help people find all sorts of things faster and easier, so it's not surprising that computer dating is decades old (and started out with punch cards). Technology has gotten a lot better, but has online dating really improved that much? Online...
DailyDirt: Modern Computer Dating

A Day In The Life Of Alexia Tsotsis, Startup Scribe Of Silicon Valley

www.businessinsider.com
Just a few years ago, Alexia Tsotsis got her dream job -- a reporter at TechCrunch, one of the top technology sites in Silicon Valley. Now she's running the show with co-editor Eric Eldon, and they've staffed it up with a ton of new writers. The tech reporting scene is...
A Day In The Life Of Alexia Tsotsis, Startup Scribe Of Silicon Valley

Why It Sucks Being An In-House Chef At A Tech Startup

www.businessinsider.com
It sucks to be a chef for a startup, according to one chef, Jonas Luster, writing on Quora. Here's why: It is shit. Let me say this again: shit.I have never had such a job but I am friends with people who were, are, or work under someone who is.First,...
Why It Sucks Being An In-House Chef At A Tech Startup

Growing up Geek: Philip Berne

www.engadget.com
Welcome to Growing Up Geek, an ongoing feature where we take a look back at our youth and tell stories of growing up to be the nerds that we are. Today we have Philip Berne, who is currently Samsung's Marketing Manager for Technical Media and a regular contributor for...
Growing up Geek: Philip Berne

This Tool Reveals What Experiences You Need Before Getting Your Dream Job

www.businessinsider.com
It may be difficult to know the steps you need to get your dream job, but now a new service is going to show you exactly how to get there. ResumUp is a tool that reveals to its users the exact jobs they need to have before eventually getting their dream...
This Tool Reveals What Experiences You Need Before Getting Your Dream Job

Sokanu Says Science Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

allthingsd.com
Why do you work where you do and are you happy there? If the answer is “no” for the second question, Spencer Thompson has a new answer for the first. Thompson, 21, is the CEO of Vancouver-based Sokanu, which officially launches this week. Its aim: to connect people with...
Sokanu Says Science Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

45 Creative Resumes to Sieze Attention

www.hongkiat.com
Are you one of those job seekers who have been sending far too many resumes and been hit with far too many disappointment? The problem may not lie with your qualification or skills set. Employer filters tons of resumes on daily basis, only the outstanding ones get noticed. A...
45 Creative Resumes to Sieze Attention

Mark Zuckerberg Is A Fan Of This Pinterest Clone

www.businessinsider.com
Mark Zuckerberg recently "liked" a new application, Friendsheet, says All Facebook's Jackie Cohen. Zuckerberg may be looking at Pinterest as a way to improve its social photo sharing experience, especially on mobile devices. Friendsheet turns Facebook photos into a Pinterest-like grid. It was created two months ago by Zachary...
Mark Zuckerberg Is A Fan Of This Pinterest Clone

Why This Programmer Didn't Get His Dream Job At Google

www.businessinsider.com
Interviewing at Google bucked Wes Bos' pre-conceived notions of what an ideal candidate is. The web developer thought Google wanted someone with a degree in computer science and only hires guys who can program in many languages. But to his surprise, Google showed interest in him. On his blog,...
Why This Programmer Didn't Get His Dream Job At Google
Identified doesn’t want to be your father’s job site

Why This Guy Quit His Sports Radio Dream Job... To Write Software

readwrite.com
Sometimes, life throws you a curveball. Jon Rish was living, breathing and sleeping his dream job as a sports announcer calling Red Sox games for a Boston radio station. Then, after several months spent working without a contract, he suddenly faced a 30 percent pay cut. So he stepped to...
Why This Guy Quit His Sports Radio Dream Job... To Write Software

What I Learned From John Chambers And Marc Benioff (CSCO, CRM)

www.businessinsider.com
Former SuccessFactors president Doug Dennerline has landed his dream job: He's now CEO of a fast-growing startup that he'll soon take public, Alfresco. Landing a CEO gig was probably inevitable for Dennerline given his mentors: Cisco CEO John Chambers; Salesforce.com founder and CEO Marc Benioff; and most recently, SuccessFactors founder...
What I Learned From John Chambers And Marc Benioff (CSCO, CRM)

Seven Easy Steps to Your Dream Job

www.thesimpledollar.com
Seven Easy Steps to Your Dream Job

HOW TO: Land Your Dream Job Using Google AdWords - http://bit.ly/bDOy8H

mashable.com
HOW TO: Land Your Dream Job Using Google AdWords - http://bit.ly/bDOy8H

'Fastest rising startup' closes $13.5M for fastest fading photos

venturebeat.com
Comedian John Oliver may joke that SnapChat is designed for sending penis pictures, but the company is destined for a lot more. SnapChat, an app that lets people share fleeting images, has closed $13.5 million in its first round of funding led by Benchmark Capital. Oliver joked about the...
'Fastest rising startup' closes $13.5M for fastest fading photos
Google's former advanced project group leader -- and astronaut -- creating new crowdsourced 3-D maps

Students launch Prospective Plus to take the work out of finding work

venturebeat.com
Prospective Plus makes it easier for recruiters to hire entry-level candidates, and it’s launched its subscription service to the public today. “Hiring processes today are outdated, expensive, and time consuming,” said Phoebe Farber, the founder and CEO of the Boston-based company. The idea originated in January at Northeastern University, where...
Students launch Prospective Plus to take the work out of finding work

An inside look at the tech that powers LearnVest: Up close with CTO Hrishi Dixit

thenextweb.com
LearnVest is in a class of its own as a leading brand for women and their money online. The company’s mission is to empower women everywhere to take control of their personal finances so that they can afford their dreams. LV helps by giving users the information, tools, and support they need...
An inside look at the tech that powers LearnVest: Up close with CTO Hrishi Dixit

The 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week 3

www.fastcompany.com
Catch up on the stories people were clicking, reading, sharing, tweeting, Facebooking, pinning, and more--from the Fast Company network.This week readers go to work with useful insight on how to put business cards to use, how not to put social media to use, and how to find all kinds of...
The 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week 3

11 Quick Tricks For Your Personal Homepage That'll Help You Land A Job

www.businessinsider.com
Building your web presence has become more and more important in getting your name out there, promoting your personal brand, securing the job of your dreams, or convincing clients to buy your services. When engineer Loren Burton wanted to work at Airbnb he designed this resume website. To chase...
11 Quick Tricks For Your Personal Homepage That'll Help You Land A Job

Dream job with a dream team (I've met them): Hilton corporate is hiring a social media manager. http://bit.ly/k1Rr

webstrategy.jobamatic.com
Dream job with a dream team (I've met them): Hilton corporate is hiring a social media manager. http://bit.ly/k1Rr
Employees Live Better Than VCs at Zynga (But Do They Have Lives?)

With 250k users, Vizify moves out of beta and launches mini self-infographics called Vizcards

thenextweb.com
Vizify, the simple online profile service similar to About.me, has opened up its doors to the public. After amassing more than 250,000 users during its invite-only phase, the company is moving forward. In conjunction with this unveiling, it is launching a new feature: miniature infographics about users called Vizcards. The...
With 250k users, Vizify moves out of beta and launches mini self-infographics called Vizcards

Self-professed ‘photonerd’ publishes open letter in hopes of being hired by Instagram

thenextweb.com
I really admire talented and driven people who put themselves out there publicly when they are so excited about a company that they’d like to work there. I wrote about one such person last year named Hanna Phan who created a presentation on SlideRocket to score her dream job. This...
Self-professed ‘photonerd’ publishes open letter in hopes of being hired by Instagram

I’m Joining TWiT

www.kensheppardson.com
For the past few months I’ve been consulting with This Week in Tech (TWiT) helping build a new TWiT.tv website. Last week Colleen Kelly—who’s done an amazing job building out TWiT’s studio, live & mobile streaming infrastructure, and IT systems—decided she’s moving on from TWiT and accepting a position with...
I’m Joining TWiT
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?