By Andy Meek
Hundreds of thousands of veterans are coming home over the next several years as the U.S. scales down its presence in the Middle East.
Brittany Laughlin, an entrepreneur in her late 20s who's already literally been around the world, wants to put some of them to work.
Laughlin is the kind of... Read More »
By Heather Huhman
"Would you rather be a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a sea of water?" Weighing out the pros and cons of large versus small companies is not a foreign task for most of us. So, you have your chosen field, now which environment is right for you: a big corporation or a small... Read More »
By Julie Steinberg
The tech scene is red-hot and the proliferation of start-ups is attracting people with all sorts of skills. Is there room for those who don't have an engineering or tech background, but still want to get in on the next Facebook?
Absolutely, say recruiters and industry professionals. Here's... Read More »
Some of the most admired companies are relatively young tech companies, like Facebook and Google. But do you have what it takes to work at a startup? What is the one quality you really need in order to succeed in an entrepreneurial environment? We asked some leading entrepreneurs. Read More »
Many people dream of working at the next Facebook or Google, a startup that is destined to be the next big thing. But what does it really take to get hired by a hot startup? Here are 15 tips from leading entrepreneurs: Read More »
With Facebook about to mint a whole new bunch of gazillionaires, you might wonder: Should you try to get a job at a startup? Before you send out a blitz of resumes, though, you need to consider whether you have what it takes to succeed in such an entrepreneurial environment. We asked some top entrepreneurs, and... Read More »
By Jemima Lopez
When 20-somethings hear about startups, we invariably imagine the glamorous cafeteria and play space at Google or the young and enthused workforce behind Facebook. Startups have a reputation for playing fast and loose with their work schedule, fostering innovation and offering a lax... Read More »
What is one common issue that you have faced with startup hires and how have you rectified the situation?
The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council, an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. The YEC promotes entrepreneurship... Read More »
By Abbie Davies Steinbacher
I often get asked what the hardest part of being an entrepreneur is. While there are many challenges that come along with being an entrepreneur, from my experience as founder of the kids yoga company, My First Yoga, I believe that the single hardest part is just getting started.... Read More »
I'm having trouble balancing being the founder of a startup and having a dating life. Can you give me some tips for making dating a priority while also being so immersed in a business that needs me?
-- Lisa T., Brooklyn, NY Read More »
By Donna Fuscaldo
All businesses aren't created equal. What may be normal for a small company could be strange for a large one. But when deciding where to work, those distinctions matter.
"There are a number of differences," says Kathleen Downs, a recruiting manager at Robert Half International. "I... Read More »