Month: July 2012

Staying Positive During Your Job Search

Having a positive mindset is important in your job search.  However, job search length has become much longer in the past few years no matter you are trying to change your job or are currently out of work.  It’s understandable for job seekers to get discouraged after job hunting for a while, but without results.  Keeping a positive mindset constantly will be important during this time period.  Read More

Transition from Being a Big Company Employee to Working at a Startup (Part 1 of 2)

Last week I attended a talk by Bryan Starbuck (on Twitter @BryanStarbuck), a serial tech startup entrepreneur and a former Microsoft Engineering Manager, about how to transition from a big company (Microsoft, Google, Amazon, etc.) employee to a career at startups.  Bryan provided great insights and practical advice for people interested in this process.  I’d like to share with you a summary of this talk and the main takeaways. Read More