Karl Hughes

Technology team builder and startup enthusiast
"hiring" Posts

Hiring software engineers hasn't gotten any easier or cheaper since I posted this in June, 2015. I've always been interested in the recruiting space, and I continue developing open source

When I first published this post in June, 2014, I was just starting to manage a couple engineers. Interestingly, I've only seen this idea get more true as I've hired

September 16, 2015

2015 has been a really exciting year for us at Packback. We released a complete rebuild of our eCommerce platform at Packbackbooks.com, we brought on our fourth full-time engineer, we

The truth is that every company, hiring manager, and human resources representative you meet during your job search is different, so there’s no magic list of traits an entry-level candidate

It’s hard for an engineer to ignore the allure of working for a small, agile startup—especially if you’ve spent some time in the corporate world. Startups often provide an opportunity