As Tech Giants Scramble For Talent, It’s Buy Or Die

Once again proving that technology is all about talented, passionate, spirited, technologists.


The writing’s on the wall. Mobile is the future, and it requires different skills than the web. Entrepreneurship is more fetishized than ever, making standard hiring tough. The result is days like today where Yahoo, Twitter, Salesforce, and Box all bought startups, and Facebook and Microsoft were reported to be in talks for major acquisitions. Big is a scary thing to be right now.

The tech giant story goes something like this. You start as a visionary founder with a crazy dream. You recruit your friends to give it a shot. Suddenly there’s a breakthrough or some traction, and everyone wants to work for you. You’re small and nimble. Employees are trusted to make quick decisions, and the whole company can pivot on a dime to pursue a new opportunity.

But to beat competitors to the punch with the muscle to accomplish your dreams, you have to…

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