wired.com - 9 days ago
A Secret Job Board Opens to the Masses, Sort of
After entrepreneur Joe Meyer sold his mapping startup, HopStop, to Apple in 2013, the recruiters started calling.
It was nice to feel in demand, but there was a problem: He didn’t want any of the jobs they had to offer. After working on mapping for nearly seven years, he wanted to tackle something new. But all the recruiters offered him jobs exactly like the one he had. “I passed on 99 out of 100,” he says. “But what happens to those 99?” He quickly realized that C-level job opportunities weren’t listed on job boards—they came through friends or colleagues. So he decided to share the 99 job opportunities he didn’t take with his network, building an informal online community of high-level professionals.
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