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Developer working for a startup that was just acquired? Don’t let these six career-shaping opportunities pass you by

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Working for a startup that gets acquired can bring with it a mixed bag of emotions for many developers. While it can be a moment of validation for what you’ve been crafting for years, it can be scary and overwhelming as your small, autonomous startup transitions into a larger company. But while a common attitude toward startup acquisition and integration is cynicism,  you may actually be glossi... continue reading >

How do gdR’s Referral Rewards work?

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We often get questions about how our Referral Rewards work. Some people think it’s too good to be true. We pay you just for helping a friend get a great new job? Well, yeah. Here’s how it works. 1. Stay on top of our open jobs. -  Check our job board at gdr.jobs -  Follow us on LinkedIn -  Follow us on Twitter @gdRTalent -  Create a Profile in our Jobs Portal. You'll receive occa... continue reading >

Five tips to help you build your dream team

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This post originally appeared on the Wave Accounting blog on Friday, September 21st. I was invited to contribute my perspective on hiring for small and midsize businesses to the blog's Small Business 500 series. Read the original post here.  A business is only as strong as its talent. This is especially true when you’re running a startup or midsize business, as many of my clients are. The... continue reading >

Three tips to help anyone transition smoothly into an agile environment

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Leona Hobbs appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field.  Companies are extending agile processes beyond software development. Many candidates we speak to are interested in working in this type of dynamic, iterative teamwork-driven environment. This could be a startup that uses agile software development o... continue reading >