Allen's Blog (3)

Less Accountants, More Developers

There’s a growing disconnect between our educational system and the real world. TechCrunch recently ran a piece detailing how Peter Thiel, the Facebook investor, thinks we’re in a “bubble” of higher education. I think that for the most part, Thiel is right: the “funnel” of higher education is broken, and it’s producing a major distortion in our job market.

I have…


Added by Allen on April 29, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

1 month into 2010...

Ah, the end of the month – finally time to take a breath. January, as I’ve mentioned, has been an absolute whirlwind. This month kicked off our strategic planning efforts (an ongoing process) both business-wise and technical. We realized we’re at the point where we need to hire another developer to bring the platform to the next level – our “holy grail”: version 1.0. We’ve been collecting feedback from our user base and incorporating into our specs. Meanwhile, our user base has doubled and the… Continue

Added by Allen on January 29, 2010 at 7:12pm — 2 Comments

First Entry!

Man, this is exciting! I'm glad to be in this community with recruiters of similar ilk and to have space to share developments from my start-up in its early stages! It's an interesting ride, for sure.

Some background:

I am an independent recruiter based in NYC, specializing in New Media. As an independent recruiter, I depend a lot on my networks to source candidates. I came to the conclusion that communicating with my networks could be made a lot easier and less time… Continue

Added by Allen on January 26, 2010 at 4:22pm — No Comments


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