A Primer for Startups and Job Seekers to BOTH Win the Talent War Tammy Han sees the tech ecosystem from a very unique vantage point. She spends nearly every waking hour (including those when she really should be sleeping), working with startup founders looking to hire and candidates looking — or in most cases not, actually — to get hired. Her role on First Round’s Talent Team is to make matches between great talent and the right companies in a market that can only be described as red hot. She’s also observed the broader industry trends and many mistakes that this frenzied mentality has driven over the past few years. YPA : Young Professionals in the Arts IKT – the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art. It is a members organisation that represents the professional interests of curators from across the world and brings them together to exchange ideas. www.iktsite.org Emerging Leaders of New York Arts (ELNYA) – a New York City-based networking and professional development group that explores new ideas, best practices and challenges in the field of arts management.
54 Quotes from Startup Leaders on How to Improve Conversions Large and small companies alike invest a lot of time and money working on improving their conversion rates. And as we all know, there are countless “experts” and websites all trying to sell you their advice on how to improve conversions. In this blog post, I'm going to take a different spin on this conversion topic... remote-jobs list remote-jobs list by Charles Jo, 1st draft 6 March 2016 Why? 5 Psychological Studies on Pricing That You Absolutely MUST Read As marketers and business owners, you will most likely come to deal with the process of pricing your products or services. The thing is, many folks struggle with this process because although they understand their customer’s needs, they aren’t experienced with what to charge people for their work. Below I’ve analyzed a few recent research studies that dive into pricing of products and services in the hope that you might better understand how to price your own goods. 1. Comparative Pricing: Not Always Optimal One of the first techniques that many marketers attempt in forming a new pricing strategy is to directly compare their price with that of a competitor.
A Deep Dive Into Facebook Advertising - Learn How To Make It Work For Your Business! As a savvy internet user you might think no one clicks on Facebook ads. Wrong. Facebook is on track to make over $4 billion in revenue this year from advertising. The 6 hottest new jobs in IT When CompTIA conducted an intensive examination of the IT employment market last year, it uncovered demand for jobs whose titles would have been meaningless only a year or two ago: augmented reality designer, Internet of things architect, container developers. That’s no surprise, given that the IT job market is in constant flux, with new technologies emerging so quickly that hiring managers struggle to define those positions -- let alone give them a title. IBM, for example, has a director of blockchains, and Ford Motor is among many companies looking for GPU cluster engineers. Surely, some emerging fields will falter.
The Ultimate Guide to Startup Marketing Starting a business is exhilarating. Unfortunately, the “build it and they will come” theory doesn’t hold much weight and those overnight success stories you hear about are often the result of behind the scenes years of hard work. Simply put, startup marketing is a unique challenge often times because of the limited resources, whether it’s time, money or talent. You have to be sure every effort, no matter how small, is well-planned and flawlessly executed. And to make it even more difficult, the traditional marketing strategies don’t always work. Startup marketing is a whole different science.
20 And More Job Boards You Love 20 And More Job Boards You Love We have talked a lot about how to hire people in the previous posts. However, since Remoot is a community for people who are looking for someone to hire and jobs to work on, it’d be great to share some thoughts on how to get hired too. When I started building Remoot, I tried almost all the job boards existing, so I chose “job boards” as the first post topic. Startup of the Week – Itembase: the online inventory service that's conquering the US Keeping track of receipts and purchases might not be the sexiest concept for a startup but there’s no denying that it’s appealing for other reasons: Practical, effective and time-saving are words that spring to mind when looking at Berlin-based startup Itembase. These traits are arguably ones that will get the team of three cofounders further than their flashier counterparts. Itembase wants to be users “online inventory for everything”, giving consumers the ability to organise their online purchase plus providing post-purchase support. And so far it’s working: Itembase has lured close to 100,000 users to the service since launching last August. We caught up cofounders Stefan Jørgensen and Per Meurling to find out more about Itembase’s US expansion and how a Viking helmet could be partially responsible for their success…
Top 50 Freelance Job Sites For Programmers and Designers Top 50 Freelance Job Sites For Programmers and Designers Visit just about any freelancer forum for a few days and the number one topic that you’ll undoubtedly start to notice is of “where to go to get jobs?”. It’s the most pressing question for both newbie and established freelancers alike. And once upon a time, a very hard one to answer. But not anymore. Resources to Help You Land Your Dream Job in 2016 Resources to Help You Land Your Dream Job in 2016 We’re several weeks into a brand new year, which always gets us thinking about our big goals for the months ahead. If landing (or finding) a dream job is on your wish list in 2016, here are five tools to help you prepare.