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Underdog.io Guide to Landing a Startup Job

September 14, 2022
By
Chris Muir
The ultimate guide to finding startup jobs, nailing the interview process, and securing a great job offer.
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Despite tech layoffs, startups are still hiring

September 9, 2022
By
The Underdog.io Team
Hiring is hard, even in the best of times. Record high inflation rates, an economic downturn, and skyrocketing living costs can make it nearly impossible for a startup to find the right people. Despite a few high profile tech companies laying off employees, most tech startups are still hiring. While the news may seem dire for the tech industry, hundreds of newly added jobs across multiple industries tell a very different story about the demand for tech employees.
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How Underdog.io Handles Company Rankings

August 30, 2022
By
The Underdog.io Team
Every other week, we share Ruff Notes - a newsletter featuring product updates, news from our community, and a curated list of tech and recruiting articles that we handpick from around the web. Over the last few years we’ve ranked dozens of companies that gave our candidates a great interview experience. Let’s talk about how and why.
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The Great Return-to-Office Has Some Kinks to Work Out

August 23, 2022
By
The Underdog.io Team
The next major return-to-office push is underway. Have tech companies found the right balance to make the hybrid model work? Or will this return-to-office push set off the latest worker/employer standoff?
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What Does an Engineering Hiring Manager Look For?

July 27, 2022
By
The Underdog.io Team
So you're in the job hunt, or at least you've begun thinking about greener pastures elsewhere. Naturally you want to land an excellent gig at a worthy company, working with a great team, and so on. How to prep for the mating dance with these companies? In this series of Ruff Guides from Underdog, we will analyze what engineering hiring managers are actually looking for.
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Underdog Academy Series - Hiring as a Startup

July 12, 2022
By
Emerald Nwanne
Hiring in a startup can be particularly challenging given the limited resources and time constraints many teams have to manage.To help combat the challenges that come with startup hiring, we sat down with the experts to talk through the most frequently asked questions we get from frustrated founders.
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How Hiring Marketplaces, Job Boards And Social Networks Could Impact Your Job Search

June 28, 2022
By
Emerald Nwanne
The world has seen a major shift in the last few decades. Job searching doesn’t have to still be such a grind. With a million and one ways to apply for jobs today, it's important as ever to understand how hiring marketplaces, job boards and social networks could potentially impact your job search.
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Three Compensation Intelligence Challenges and How to Address Them

June 15, 2022
By
Ashley Brounstein
This article dives into how some of today’s most interesting technology challenges can address what’s at the heart of these trends, greatly leveling the playing field between employers and employees — while giving businesses insights in a matter of clicks for which they needed expensive consultants (and multi-month projects) before. 
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5 Ways to Future-Proof Your HR Management

June 14, 2022
By
Dean Matthews
HR is changing. We’ll discuss 5 ways you can use technology to make sure your department is ready for the future.
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Reimagining the design interview with Jay Sylvester, Rockerbox's newest Product Designer

June 8, 2022
By
Emerald Nwanne
We spoke to an Underdog candidate who was recently hired on our platform to get their take on what makes an effective and empathetic design interview process.
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