Many thought it was an unusual tactic for such a senior position.
We received over 600+ resumes from some very smart people with 27 (4.4%) getting to a first screen. Given our newsletter’s smart readership and reach, it seemed like a channel worth trying — even if a bit unconventional.
One thing that many applicants cited was the job req itself, which folks generally found more detailed and interesting than the typical boilerplate job req.
AND NOW, THE RESEARCH
Eurovision for startup funding
Europe is home to prominent startup hubs like Berlin, Stockholm, and London. But well-funded startups are also emerging far beyond the established tech hotbeds.