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Pax Labs names a new CEO

Five and a half months after Bharat Vasan was removed as CEO, Pax Labs has finally announced a replacement. Michael Murphy will step into the leadership role, as both the CEO and President of the popular cannabis vaporizer company. Murphy is a finance guy, with experience as the CFO of Diamond Foods and Office Depot, ...

Dear Sophie: My H-1B was renewed, but I’m getting laid off

"I need to stay in the United States because my wife has her own H-1B and a great job that she loves, we have a U.S. citizen baby and we bought a house last year." ...

Effective ways to ensure your remote team feels like part of HQ

There are numerous benefits to building a team across varying offices and locations, but they come with substantial challenges. ...

A scalable plan for onboarding your first 500 employees

Amanda Mulay Contributor Share on Twitter Amanda Mulay is the Senior Talent Manager at Lerer Hippeau, where she helps connect founders with top-tier talent. She previously held talent roles at Andreessen Horowitz and Twilio . Employee onboarding isn’t all desk balloons and company T-shirts — it’s a critical moment when new hires begin integrating into ...

Former Dropbox CTO Quentin Clark just joined General Catalyst as a managing director

Quentin Clark resigned a couple of weeks ago as the CTO of Dropbox at the same time that the storage company announced two other execs — Bharat Mediratta and Tim Young — were joining its leadership team in Clark’s stead. Now we know where Clark was headed — into the world of venture capital and, ...

The team behind Codementor launches Arc to help companies hire talented developers around the world

Arc, a platform that wants to simplify the process of hiring developers who work remotely, is launching officially today. The new company grew out of Techstars-backed Codementor, an online education platform for software developers. Codementor will continue to operate as a standalone product under Arc. While there are already many freelancing platforms, Weiting Liu, the ...

Africa focused Andela cuts 400 staff as it confirms $50M in revenue

Africa focused tech talent accelerator Andela will cut 400 junior engineers across Kenya, Uganda, and Nigeria, CEO Jeremy Johnson told TechCrunch. The layoffs come as the startup released first time income figures indicating it will surpass $50 million in annual revenues for 2019. Yes, the news seems a bit disjointed. Not everything moves in the ...

Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent

Brexit has taken over discourse in the UK and beyond. In the UK alone. The impact of Brexit has already rippled through industries all over the world. The UK’s technology sector is no exception... ...

Agave wants to fill the need Google Hire’s impending shutdown will create

With the scheduled 2020 shutdown of Google Hire, the tech giant’s applicant tracking system, there’s more room for startups to emerge as the go-to tool for hiring managers. Agave, which has $1 million in funding from SV Angel, Box Group and others, is aiming to serve that need. Agave is a free hiring platform that ...