Startups, Social Entrepreneurship & Hiring

Startups have a very particular atmosphere and working at one is entirely unlike working anywhere else. Because of what we do, we come into contact with a lot of exciting, fresh companies. To give job seekers a better insight, we thought we’d showcase some of our favourites and show what it’s like to work at a startup.

How I Met The Greatest Co-Workers Ever (pt1)

THE Interview Question That Tells You (Almost) Everything

Let me take you back to 2012. It was year three for us in the managed security services team at Mandiant. We were in the middle of our monthly team all-hands. There were nearly 50 people in the room. We’d already covered most of the innovation and operational topics. Next up: financial check-in.

A $250,000 Investment Made Getting To Market Harder

Two weeks ago I launched my latest startup (Digital Profile) and over the weekend I’ve finally had a little time to reflect on our journey so far. For the last five years I’ve been starting and building digital businesses so I know that getting your service or product to market is never easy; but as any entrepreneur will tell you, taking an idea and actually making it happen is frantic, exhilarating and eventually, makes all the hard work worthwhile.

The Gamification of Hiring (And What It Means for You)

Who doesn’t love gamification, right? Make something that’s usually a slog seem fun instead — what could be better? Gamification has been applied to a whole range of different use cases because it turns out people really like playing games. Shockingly, people…

The Hidden Cost of Hiring A-Players For Your Startup

I once worked at a place that was really good at hiring top talent. The organization brought in MBAs from ivy league schools as well as distinguished leaders from the private, public and NGO sectors. I was amazed by the talent that surrounded me, and awed to be in their company.

I once worked at a place that was really good at hiring top talent. The organization brought in MBAs from ivy league schools as well as distinguished leaders from the private, public and NGO sectors. I was amazed by the talent that surrounded me, and awed to be in their company.