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Extend the Candidate’s Experience to Drive Employee Engagement & Retention

  Imagine you are out to dinner at a great restaurant, the service is fantastic, and the food is tasty. After finishing your meal, the waitress stops by to see if you’d like dessert. “Yes, please,” you say. But, instead of being handed a menu the waitress leads you into the kitchen to make it […]
Tags: Featured, News, Recruiting, HR, Hiring, Branding, Onboarding, Blog Posts, Candidate Experience, Talent Acquisition

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Milkinside

Gleb Kuznetsov refuses to settle for less. After spending years leading product design for startups and corporate clients, Gleb started a boutique branding agency, Milkinside, that helps clients translate new technologies into useful products. Gleb and his team of experienced creators are committed to serving the end user, which is why they love taking products from zero to launch. Their services are expensive, partly due to their expertise in product development, motion graphic design and anima...
Tags: Startups, TC, Design, Marketing, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Branding, Brand Strategy, Personnel, Gleb, Gleb Kuznetsov, Verified Experts, Brand Designers, Milkinside, Jacob Hvid Stockholm Sweden

Karat Gets $28M for Software, Team That Assess Job-Seeking Engineers

Karat, a Seattle-based startup that uses a combination of software and a stable of freelance interviewers to help tech companies assess job applicants, announced Wednesday it has raised $28 million in new funding.Tiger Global Management led the Series B funding round, Karat says. Other participating investors included return backers Norwest Venture Partners and 8VC. Karat says it has raised more than $41 million since launching in 2014.Karat plans to use some of the proceeds from the financing ...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Pinterest, Interviews, Trends, Tech, Recruiting, Paypal, HR, Vc, Human Resources, Seattle, Interviewing, Indeed, Intuit, Hiring

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Phil Weiner

As a former entrepreneur turned independent designer, Phil Weiner gets the startup life. He often describes himself as a second co-founder for his clients, unafraid of 2AM phone calls and prepping pitch decks for investors. He’s a “full stack” creative director based in Oakland, CA with a passion for tackling cultural tension. Learn more about why design runs in his blood, his branding philosophy, and more. On his ideal client: “There are certain values that we have to have in line. The number...
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How to Attract the Best Talent by Using SEO

Are you a tech-savvy human resource manager? You must have heard about search engine optimisation. However, you might have assumed that it isn’t relevant to you as a recruiter. But the truth is that SEO is critical for the success of any modern business—and that includes recruiting and HR marketing firms. By creating valuable web content with SEO best practices in mind, you stand a good chance of attracting top talent whenever you post job openings. The primary purpose of SEO is to increase your...
Tags: Google, Leadership, Seo, Recruiting, HR, Professional Development, Hiring, Keywords, Job Candidates

Don’t hire for their strengths; hire for how they handle mistakes

  We typically use aptitude and performance tests to figure out how job candidates will do their best work. They, of course, want to maximize their strengths in crafting their answers. I’ve got a better test: what happens when they screw up? This is where the rubber really meets the road in job performance. You […]
Tags: Featured, News, Recruiting, Assessments, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Talent Acquisition, Mitakes

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Kristine Arth

After spending a decade working at international design and branding agencies, Kristine Arth launched her own independent branding agency called Lobster Phone last April. Since then, she’s launched 22 brands under her unofficial tagline “I don’t sleep.” Lobster Phone, however, is all about creating iconic brands with bold personality, which Kristine passionately delivers to her clients. We spoke to Kristine about her branding philosophy, the story behind the name Lobster Phone, and why she loves...
Tags: Startups, TC, San Francisco, Tech, Chicago, Talent, Hiring, Columbia, Kristine, Personnel, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Kristine Arth, Lobster Phone, Julián Ríos Cantú México City Mexico Co

How Amazon’s HQ2 could disrupt government IT, for the worse

Giacomo Bagarella Contributor Share on Twitter Giacomo Bagarella works for the Massachusetts Digital Service, where he leads projects to improve the way the state serves constituents. In his spare time, he thinks and writes about the impact of emerging technologies on society and national security. Follow him on Twitter @g_bagarella. When Amazon entered markets like bookselling or groceries, its competition proved highly dis...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Column, Maryland, Washington, Government, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, New York City, Stem, Tech, Policy, Information Technology, Beltway, Talent

3 key secrets to building extraordinary teams

David Cancel Contributor Share on Twitter David Cancel is the CEO and founder of Drift. He is a five-time founder, two-time CEO, podcast host and best-selling author of Conversational Marketing. Follow him on Twitter @dcancel. Developing new technology, identifying product/market fit, creating a go-to-market strategy… When building businesses, these are the types of challenges entrepreneurs tend to spend the majority of their t...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Column, Boston, San Francisco, Tech, Recruitment, Talent, Seattle, Drift, Hiring, Growth, Best Practices, EMEA, Personnel, Twitter David Cancel

How to Capture a Slice of the 2019 Talent Pool

Hiring College Grads Employers plan to hire 10.7 percent more graduates from the Class of 2019 than they did from the Class of 2018 for positions in the United States, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Here’s what you need to do to capture a slice of this talent pool. Stop relying on salary surveys to tell you how much you’ll need to pay to be competitive in today’s market. Survey companies can’t keep up with how fast the market is moving....
Tags: Leadership, United States, Hiring, Hiring and Recruitment, Fillingjobs, Talentstrategy, Hiring College Grads Employers

Video: Bringing Humanity Back to Hiring

  For all the benefits that technology brings to recruiting, advanced tech has also caused us to hire reactively. Hundreds of candidates (to no fault of their own) fill out a job application online based on the job title — with no little to no clues of what the job involves or if they’re a […]
Tags: Video, Technology, Featured, News, Recruiting, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts

Verified Expert Brand Designer: The Working Assembly

The Working Assembly began as a side hustle. Jolene Delisle and Lawrence O’Toole juggled full-time jobs while collaborating on projects for startup clients, and they eventually realized there was an opportunity to help companies with branding, marketing, and advertising. In the past four years, TWA has grown from a team of two to a team of twenty in NYC’s Flatiron district. We spoke with Creative Director and Partner Jolene Delisle about their start, their new initiative 24-Hour Assembly—a ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Lawrence, Zola, Flatiron, TWA, Personnel, Lawrence O Toole, Michael Wayne, Verified Experts, Brand Designers, Working Assembly

How to source hard-to-fill programming positions

Zack Burt Contributor Zack Burt is an American computer programmer He founded Code For Cash, the tech recruiting firm. The competition is intense for great tech talent, and it’s even harder to find the most qualified people who are also the right fit for your company This article shares some practical processes that you can add to your human resources function in order to accelerate the programmer pipeline, based on the years I have spent as a hiring focused soft...
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How do you hire a great growth marketer?

Julian Shapiro Contributor Share on Twitter Julian Shapiro is the founder of, a growth marketing agency that trains you to become a marketing professional. He also writes at More posts by this contributor How do you hire a great growth marketer? How do startups actually get their content marketing to work? Editors Note: This article is part of a series that explores the ...
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Verified Expert Brand Designer: Ramotion

Ramotion is a remote branding and product design agency that has worked with Bay Area tech startups since 2014. While they typically do branding for funded, fast-growing startups, Ramotion has helped companies ranging from Bitmoji’s early brand identity to Mozilla’s rebrand. We spoke to Ramotion’s CEO Denis Pakhaliuk about their iterative approach, his favorite branding projects and more.   Ramotion’s branding philosophy: “We are a big fan of starting small: designing a small package...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Mozilla, Talent, Hiring, Branding, Bay Area, Personnel, Bitmoji, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Ramotion, Denis Pakhaliuk, Kevin Sproles Austin

Accenture Invests in San Antonio Government-Cybersecurity Operations

San Antonio—Global technology and consulting services company Accenture is building out a facility in San Antonio that will focus on cybersecurity in government operations.Accenture (NYSE: CAN) says it plans to invest $5 million in the center, which will be run by its subsidiary Accenture Federal Services. It will focus on managing, detecting, and responding to cyber threats that target government networks, the company said in a news release. Accenture is based in Dublin, Ireland and Accenture ...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Technology, Government, Trends, Startup, Tech, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Can, Innovation, Cyber, Ai, Accenture, San Antonio, Hiring

Help TechCrunch find the best startup growth marketing agencies

While billions of people are now online, thousands of companies large and small are using every channel they can to reach them. Companies like Slack, Airbnb, Pinterest, Instagram, and Dropbox have become dominant players in their market in the course of a few years, but how did they do it? As traditional marketing channels, like newspapers, TV, and PR, become less effective, how do startups go from zero users to their first one million customers? Today, we’re launching a new initiative to he...
Tags: Startups, TC, Sales, Tech, Hack, Talent, Sales And Marketing, Nominations, Hiring, Product Management, Online Advertising, Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking, Personnel, Verified Experts, Slack Airbnb Pinterest Instagram

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Lake Buckley

In 2017, Lake Buckley turned down an in-house role at Patagonia to launch her freelance design career in a 400 sq. ft studio in Brooklyn, NY. Since then, the RISD-trained designer and art director has helped founders bring their mission-driven brand to life. We spoke with Lake about why she chose to become an independent designer, what makes a successful client collaboration, and what projects she’s most proud of (hint: one of them involves fig wasps). Why she likes working with founders: ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Patagonia, Talent, Hiring, Lake, Brooklyn NY, RISD, Personnel, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Lake Buckley

Digital Trends is hiring! Come write about tech for the way we live

Digital Trends is hiring! We're currently seeking professional freelance writers with expertise in smart homes, home theater, and computers, as well as a number of generalists to work on features and guides. The post Digital Trends is hiring! Come write about tech for the way we live appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Hiring, Digital Trends

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Mark Forscher

After leading design teams at Code and Theory, ABC News, and Newsweek Digital, Mark Forscher retired his managerial hat and decided to start his own creative studio called Under After in 2008. His natural interest in technology coupled with his background in branding and product design, makes him an obvious collaborator for founders looking to launch their company. We talked to him about his creative process, some of his favorite branding projects, and more.   Mark’s branding philosophy: “...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Nike, Talent, Abc News, Hiring, Mark, Parsons, MFA, Personnel, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Mark Forscher, Newsweek Digital

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Character

Character is celebrating its 20-year anniversary this year, and this SF-based branding and design agency has a lot to be proud of. Founded by Ben Pham, Tish Evangelista, and Rishi Shourie, Character has helped startups like Doordash, Glint, Molekule, and many others, launch their companies into the world. We interviewed co-founder Ben Pham about Character’s early days, their commitment to collaborating with mission-driven founders, and why relationships define who they are and what they do as a ...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, California, La, San Francisco, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Gary Friedman, Personnel, Ben Pham, Verified Experts, Brand Designers, Ben Pham Tish Evangelista, Rishi Shourie Character

Hanson recruits Softbank Robotics scientist as CTO

Hanson Robotics announced this morning that it has hired Amit Kumar Pandey, Softbank Europe’s Chief Scientist, as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Science Officer (CSO). In his six years at Softbank, Pandey ran a various robotics initiatives, including the company’s Social Interaction and Intelligence of the Robot program. At Hanson, he will be charged with leading the company’s commercial products and fostering its AI applications. The Hong Kong-based robotics company is likely best ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Hong Kong, Softbank, Robotics, Hiring, Cto, Softbank Robotics, Sophia, Hanson, Pandey, Hanson Robotics, Amit Kumar Pandey Softbank Europe, Softbank Pandey, Social Interaction and Intelligence

Brand is more than meets the eye

Emily Heyward Contributor Share on Twitter Emily Heyward is the Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer at Red Antler, the leading brand company for startups and new ventures. Emily works closely with founders to develop purposeful, strategic visions for their business idea and has led branding efforts for top companies such as Casper, Allbirds, and Brandless. Editor’s note: This guest post is a part of our latest initiative to ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Electronics, Entrepreneur, Tech, Nike, Editor, Casper, Talent, Hiring, Startup Company, Product Management, Branding, Emily, Brand Strategy

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Red Antler

In 2007, Emily Heyward, JB Osborne, and Simon Endres began their own entrepreneurial journey began and they left their corporate jobs to start a brand design agency called Red Antler. They not only believed in the power of branding to drive growth and scale, but they also wanted to work exclusively with startups. Since then, Red Antler has become an industry powerhouse designing and launching brand identities for companies, like Casper and Brandless, into the world. We spoke with Emily, Red Ant...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, Tech, New Zealand, Casper, Talent, Hiring, Emily, Personnel, Red Antler, Emily Heyward, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Emily Heyward JB Osborne

Should you hire an in-house designer or a contractor?

Katherine Gustafson Contributor More posts by this contributor For Basecamp, brand identity and product development are all about the customer How to develop a brand identity system (like Intercom) Editor’s note: This post is a part of our latest initiative to demystify design and find the best brand designers and agencies in the world who work with early-stage companies — nominate a talented brand designer you’ve worked with. During a de...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Author, Designer, Editor, Linguistics, Graphic Design, Talent, Hiring, Red Hat, Product Management, Branding, Contractor, GRAMS, Personnel

Four Things Every Smart Startup Should Do as It Scales

Your startup began as “four smart people with laptops and a vision.” Fast-forward a few years and it’s a bona fide business with investors, employees, and a snappy logo. Stay on this path, and signs are good that you’ll continue to grow.It’s easy and convenient to keep doing what you’ve been doing as you scale. But as your startup matures, you’ll need to increase its level of professionalism. There are two vital reasons to do this: First, you’ll neatly sidestep business-busting distractions like...
Tags: Startups, Leadership, Legal, Law, Entrepreneurship, Trends, Strategy, Recruiting, HR, Vc, Culture, Venture Capital, National, Hiring, Irs, Stock Options

5 Ways to Find Natural Leaders for Your Team

There’s the age-old adage in business that, as the owner, you should look to employ people who are better than you at specific tasks and disciplines. This extends to leadership. And that might sound a little odd; you’re the big boss, after all – why on earth would you employ people who could technically unseat you at some stage? That’s a rather insular mindset, unfortunately. Because if you find people who are natural leaders, they’ll slot effortlessly into your team and encourage those around t...
Tags: Leadership, Leaders, HR, Professional Development, Hiring, Leadership Qualities, Character-based Leader, Develop Leaders

Startup Law A to Z: Regulatory Compliance

Startups are but one species in a complex regulatory and public policy ecosystem. This ecosystem is larger and more powerfully dynamic than many founders appreciate, with distinct yet overlapping laws at the federal, state and local/city levels, all set against a vast array of public and private interests. Where startup founders see opportunity for disruption in regulated markets, lawyers counsel prudence: regulations exist to promote certain strongly-held public policy objectives which (unlike...
Tags: Google, Security, Startups, TC, Lawsuit, Legal, Taxes, Privacy, Law, Finance, Government, Employment, Tech, Tax, Banking, Policy

Xconomy Is Hiring a Digital Product Manager—Apply Here

If you (or someone you know) is an expert web developer/designer and product manager with a passion for journalism, then we want you!We’re looking for someone to join our Boston office and take charge of the website: help us maintain the site, figure out what needs improving, and then work with a global team of designers and engineers to make those changes happen. This new person will be a critical part of the Xconomy team, helping us grow our audience and business and deliver our d...
Tags: Startups, Jobs, Media, Boston, Trends, Journalism, It, Developers, Vc, Venture Capital, Websites, Recruitment, Hiring, National blog main, Boston blog main, National top stories

Talroo’s New Audience Network is Swashbuckling

    In the most interesting news of the day, Talroo announced that they are expanding their audience network reach to include the high-volume Piratesvertical. Talroo’s talent attraction tech has long helped recruiters and talent acquisition pros in a variety of industries, such as Healthcare, Restaurant, Retail, Financial Services, and more. But with the economy on fire, Talroo has seen another opportunity […]
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