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Brytanie Killebrew

By Brytanie Killebrew

How to Write a Job Description

Growing your team just got easier. We partnered with Google For Startups to bring you the play-by-play on how to attract the best talent by perfecting the art of the job description. We've outlined the most important elements to include and showed you exactly how to do it. Plus, you'll get exclusive access to the in-person event slides. Ready to ge[...]

Dave Corcoran

By Dave Corcoran

Startup Guide to Remote Work

There's a longstanding rumor that hangs heavy over the startup community. The word 'startup' alone insinuates endless hours spent cramped in an office, tolling away long after 5pm, accompanied by nothing but an open-floorplan and the heavy odor of burnout. Not only is it false, but extremely ineffective.  For those old enough to remember, the start[...]

Ashley Lundquist

By Ashley Lundquist

Detroit Startup Hiring Guide

Starting a business is hard, but successfully growing one is harder. Detroit entrepreneurs are cut from a cloth woven thick with ambition, innovation and tenacity—and I'm sure you're no different. And while our community is lush with startups, many experience the difficulties of finding, attracting and hiring talent. Sound familiar? Growing your te[...]

Ashley Lundquist

By Ashley Lundquist

Blinding Unicorns: How (and how not) to become a unicorn company

There are less than 300 hundred worldwide, making them incredibly rare and highly coveted. More elusive than the latest Jordan drop or a pair of Beyonce tickets, there’s an elite group that brings not just cash, but also allure. Cue the unicorns (no, not the glittering horned ponies with majestic abilities from your childhood). We’re talking about [...]

Brytanie Killebrew

By Brytanie Killebrew

Top 5 Highest Paid Startup Salaries

Make no mistake—Money isn't everything, but it sure does help. And while talking salary isn't anything new, it's still pretty taboo. So why is it that so many of us don't know if (or when!) we're getting underpaid? Knowing your worth is a right, not a privilege. That's why we're pulling back the curtain and revealing the top 5 highest paid jobs acr[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

State of Michigan Tech Compensation 2019

How much should I get paid? How much should I be paying? Thes are the questions we're asked everyday. But, like most important things, there's no one-size-fits-all answer. But you knew that. And that's why you're here. Let me guess, you've already visited 100 salary sites in search of the perfect number, only to find varying ranges and figures that[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Introducing the Purpose Awards

We’re looking for the boldest minds, are you in? The startup community is no stranger to flattery. From executive techies to senior creatives, it seems only the c-suite elite earn recognition. But why? Ego aside, awards were meant to highlight and promote good — so how do we get back to that? Meet the Purpose Awards: The first and only community aw[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

The ROI of using re:purpose

Re:purpose is a hiring platform where Michigan-based startups and tech companies can find thoroughly-vetted, startup-savvy job seekers and techies looking for purpose-driven work. If your company is thinking about joining the re:purpose platform, read on to discover just a few of the ways you’ll benefit as a member. Reduce your time-to-hire rate by[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

HBR says this is how you turn purpose into performance

Helping purpose-driven people find purpose-driven startups is at the heart of all we do. (Hence: “regarding purpose,” or, re:purpose). So when we saw that the cover story for the July/August 2018 issue of the Harvard Business Review was about turning purpose into performance, we were delighted. The article defines purpose at work like this: “A high[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Case Study: How a busy recruiter at WeWork used re:purpose to grow their Detroit team

When WeWork launched in 2010, they wanted to build more than beautifully designed shared office spaces for startups and small businesses. Rather, they were on a mission to build a community where entrepreneurs and creators could thrive together; to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living. To call that mission a success wo[...]