Mapping out your 2019 hiring plan is an exciting process, but all of the legal jargon that you have to read through during it? Not quite as thrilling. But fear not: we’ve put together a list of some of the most major labor law and policy changes coming to NYC and San Francisco in 2019 in layman’s terms so you can push your hiring goals forward.
Disclaimer: Keep in mind that list is not exhaustive, and it’s important to keep up with all of the labor laws and policy changes that have just taken or will take place that may affect your organization whether you’re in New York City, San Francisco, or beyond. Be sure to reference official government documents for complete descriptions of the current labor laws, policy changes, and rulings described below.
In this interview series, we ask companies we love working with to give us some insight into what they’re all about. They’ll share how the company got started, what it's like to work there, and what makes them different. It’s your inside look to some of the coolest startups.
We want you to know what really makes us tick (hint: cats). So today we're featuring ourselves, Planted!
Planning out your entire career can be an intimidating task. It’s kinda like asking yourself “Where do you see yourself in 10 years?” over and over again, and really, who wants to do that? But that’s where goal setting comes in. It may sound cliche, but setting and working towards goals not only will help progress your career, but it will also give you added benefits along the way. Ready to get started? These tips will help you kickstart your goal planning and put you on the way to success.
Unlimited vacation encourages employees to take a break whenever they need it and come back to work happier and more productive. It’s also, unsurprisingly, one of the perks that job seekers covet the most when searching for their next opportunities. These 10 startups located in NYC and San Francisco all offer unlimited vacation to their employees—and they’re all hiring right now!
Are you the type of person who always wants to make sure people are happy? Then customer success may be your calling. Although the world of customer success is a large one, a typical customer success role has the goal of increasing customer retention and loyalty through excellent service and support skills. We've rounded up seven customer success roles across the country that are all looking for superstar candidates like you. Check them out below!
Most people think December is the time to wind down, reflect, and slowly plan for the year ahead. And why not? As we come toward year's end and the holiday season, plenty of folks are taking vacations and winding down to prepare for the new year — which presents a unique opportunity to get ahead of the competition. If you’re thinking about waiting till January to kick it into gear, you may be surprised to learn that now's actually the best time to rev up your job search. Here's why:
They say an education never goes to waste, but learning can happen both in and out of the classroom. For those pursuing more traditional, familiar paths in banking and consulting, it’s pretty standard to get your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree after a few years of working in the real world. But where does an MBA fit in if you’re working at a startup, where on-the-job learning can be both unpredictable and pretty darn comprehensive?
Before you drive yourself crazy thinking about what route to go down, consider what you'll get out of more school versus continuing on with a startup career. We’ll go over the most important questions that you should ask yourself before you commit.
Travel is the best medicine for the soul...at least according to a super inspirational post we saw on Instagram last week. Unless you are one of those influencers getting paid to travel to exotic places every day, we’re gonna assume you can’t spend all day every day traveling (but if you are one of those influencers DM us. We have questions!). But you can do the next best thing and work for one of these awesome Bay Area travel startups hiring right now.
Like most things, learning isn’t quite what it used to be (remember what it was like to have to look something up in a book at the library?!). Also like most things, learning has gotten even easier than ever before—just think about how many resources we have at our literal fingertips when we want to master a news skill or understand difficult concepts more easily. That’s why education startups (like the five NYC-based ones we’re about to tell you about) need brilliant employees just like you! Check out which education startups are ready to add your name to their attendance sheets.
Working for a nonprofit can help you grow your career and also make a positive impact. Who doesn’t like the sound of that? Finding the right job at the right organization doesn’t have to be a challenge, especially since the San Francisco Bay Area has plenty of incredible nonprofits all looking for candidates like you. We’ve assembled a list of five amazing nonprofits hiring in San Francisco right now.
Whether you’re looking to work for a Fortune 500 giant or a newly-founded startup, NYC is home to it all. This includes hundreds of nonprofit organizations that are all dedicated to making a positive impact on the world. If you’re looking for a role that’s tied to a cause that’s near and dear to your heart, you’re in luck. These five NYC-based nonprofitare hiring for some great positions, including everything from marketing to finance.
This Thanksgiving will likely look a lot different than those in the past, and that's okay! If there's one thing 2020 has taught us, it's that the toughest times are a lot easier to handle with a little bit of gratitude. As we approach this holiday season, we've been thinking a lot about the things we're thankful for. As for us at Planted, we couldn't be more grateful for our amazing coworkers and partners, healthcare workers, and most importantly, the startup community.
While a startup career can be challenging and unexpected, we've found over the past several months that some of these struggles are worth it, and are far outweighed by the benefits. There’s nothing quite like the collaborative, fast-paced, and downright inspiring environment that a startup can provide. Join us in cultivating a little gratitude this season — read on for our top reasons to be thankful to work at a startup:
A core part of any candidate’s offer package is the salary figure. In today’s competitive market, the salary is key to attracting and retaining top talent and represents what candidates’ varied skill sets, experience levels, and responsibilities are worth to your organization.
But figuring out salary ranges isn’t always an easy process—and we want to help. We’ve worked with thousands of innovative and growing companies over the years, and we’re excited to announce that we’re rolling out our very first Planted Startup Salary Guide in early 2019. To give you a sneak peek of what we’re working on, we’re sharing the average salary figures for the most in-demand business roles on Planted in 2018.
Having a strong resume is arguably one of the most important parts of the job application process. Not only are you detailing your entire life story in work experience — but it's also your chance to make a first impression when putting yourself out there in the job search.
There are many elements that go into a resume, from layout to style, even font size. When deciding what kind of experience to include, however, — one question that job seekers commonly have is: “how far back should I go?” You certainly want to give a full picture of the professional experiences that have shaped the skills you have now, but you need to be careful to not go back too far.
San Francisco is home to some of the most innovative startups around, and these four companies are no different. Whether you’re looking to join the fitness revolution or deliver amazing education solutions, these companies are all looking to hire awesome talent. Check out who’s hiring below!