Here's how to apply for a job at a hot startup...

Here's how to apply for a job at a hot startup...

Summary: Here's a great example of a modern job application...

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TOPICS: CXO, IT Employment
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Alice Lee just upped the ante by a factor of 100 in what you need to do to get noticed when applying for a job at a hot startup:

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Topics: CXO, IT Employment

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  • RE: Here's how to apply for a job at a hot startup...

    That would get my attention.
    themarty
  • It depends on the startup

    As a consultant I have screened canidates for startups, some places would love it, and others would junk it before it ever got to a manager. It really depends on the startup and their philosophy.
    oldsysprog
    • That's true...

      @oldsysprog<br><br>In this case, she was applying for a job at Instagram. I was half-expecting to see a thrown-together "Look at me - I'm cool too" type of resume, but in this case, she did it in a way that demonstrated that a) She knows "WHO" she's applying for a job with (true, this wouldn't work at a startup that provides, say, SaaS ERP services), b) she knows what she can offer, and c) her credentials to back it up.<br><br>I would fire the HR manager at a startup like Instagram if I ever heard her tossing an application like this in the circular file. Likewise, I'd fire the HR manager for granting an interview for such a candidate at a business such as WorkDay or Salesforce.
      daftkey
  • RE: Here's how to apply for a job at a hot startup...

    Pretty clever.
    SlithyTove