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Seeing Through Misleading Resumes

An averaged sized company can receive up to a million resumes each year. This is the ‘Never Ending Story’ for a recruiter or HR department. But after hours of skimming and sifting through all the possible-employer-clutter you come to find one particular candidate that is going to greatly help fulfill your…

What We Learned From Sponsoring SourceCon

We're back from Redmond after sponsoring our first industry conference, SourceCon. This was the first industry event we have ever attended and by far the largest marketing expense we've had in our history. To recap, HiringSolved is growing fast. We started this year with a major pivot that left over…

Goodbye Big Data — mdadm: No recognizable superblock

Short version for googlers: if your md devices disappear and mdadm claims to find no superblock, try this: sudo mdadm --examine --scan --config=mdadm.conf >> /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf As a bootstrapped Big Data startup, we have had to get pretty creative in our approach to our crawler infrastructure. Hence, lots of cheap disks…

An Intern’s take on HiringSolved

When most people think about the idea of an internship, they think of making coffee or running errands-basically starting at the bottom. What separates an internship at a start-up company versus an internship at a big company is the responsibility yet flexibility that you’re given. As a sophomore in college…

An Intern’s Take on Gangplank

There is only one way to describe the atmosphere at Gangplank: relaxed and supportive. Casual Fridays are any day that ends in "y"; jokes are told both at the water cooler and across the office; a pirate flag is hung proudly in the office; and a Micheal Jackson song is…

2013: A Sourcing Odyssey

What if humans were to function more like computers, and computers functioned more like the intelligent, intuitive beings that we're thought to be? Questions like this have been posed from time to time. Perhaps no more dramatically than in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film “2001: A Space Odyssey.” This cinematic gem…

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