This last week, Rooster Park staff participated in Vittana‘s Geeks Give Back challenge. Vittana is a local organization with a global mission: to help raise people out of poverty by supporting their educational process through microloans. It’s an amazing team and mission, growing fast, with a >99.8% repayment rate from their students. I’m insanely pleased […]
We’re a sponsor of the TechStars Demo Day afterparty. Look forward to seeing you there!
So you’re thinking it’s time to leave Microsoft? Here’s how you can be prepared technically, so you aren’t surprised when you go off to interview (especially at startups).
Some accolades for us – which is always nice – and some information about our new location in South Lake Union.
Successful recruiting requires momentum, and you keep that momentum by making sure the recruiting process is synchronous – that each step isn’t complete until the next one is set up. You’ll reduce your lag time by 90% and improve candidate conversion.
When you’re bringing on a new recruiter (or you’re a recruiter bringing on a client), having some structure to that initial conversation can be helpful. Here are the four areas to cover when you start.
How do you let companies know you’re excited about the position, without coming across like a slobbering puppy or an above-it-all jerk? Here are some guardrails.
Rejection is hard. Here are some ways to deal with it, and a task or two to avoid.
Rooster Park is investing in 500 Startups – we’re excited that our tiny bit of money will help some startups go boom.
We’re committing to investing >10% of our net income every year in technology startups.
It’s in your best interest to tell a recruiter what you make now and what you wish to make going forward. Understanding the reasons helps you do a better job negotiating for yourself.
What’s the difference between W-2 and 1099? How should I think about it? How do I plan my finances? All this and more in one big post!