Top Engineering Internship Programs Don’t Treat Interns Like Interns

Over on ERE.net, our CEO Alex Mooradian contributed a great article about the characteristics of a successful engineering internship program. Here’s an excerpt: Successful engineering internship programs have one thing in common: they simply ignore the word “intern.” From the recruiting process, entrusted workload to valued feedback loops, companies that invest in their interns asContinue Reading

Hours until LANHAMMER 2013

LANHAMMER 2013 is happening.  We’re very excited to be launching this unique event for Bay Area’s interns and eSports enthusiasts. The brackets are set, the prizes have arrived and now setup is underway with hours until game time. Please join us Saturday and Sunday, August 17th and 18th from 10AM to 9PM at Dogpatch WineWorks inContinue Reading

Wednesday Wisdom: Richard Branson “Screw It, Let’s Do It.”

“Screw it, let’s do it.” – Richard Branson Let’s go.Continue Reading

What Do Interns Spend Their Time Working On?

The stereotype of interns making copies and fetching dry cleaning all summer may still hold true at some companies but thankfully for most this is not the case.  According to NACE’s (The National Association of Colleges and Employers) 2013 Internship & Co-op Survey, the majority of interns are working on meaningful projects and only 1.9% of internsContinue Reading

Wednesday Wisdom: A Dream Is Just A Dream

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom: A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.  Now execute on that dream.Continue Reading

I’m An Intern In Charge Of a $100,000 eSports Event

Readyforce, a college career networking company, has given me, a summer intern, $100,000 and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put on something huge, the eSports gaming tournament LANHAMMER 2013.  Alex Mooradian, CEO at Readyforce approached me and said, “here’s a budget for LANHAMMER, here’s what I want to do with it, make it happen” and tasked meContinue Reading

Interview Questions: What to Ask and What to Answer

Interview questions can be stressful for both the interviewer and the candidate. Here are the most common types of questions that are asked in a job interview. As an interviewer you’ll want to know what to ask and when, and as a candidate you’ll want to know how to answer: Technical Interview Questions “Write aContinue Reading

Wednesday Wisdom: Oscar Wilde “Education Is…”

Today’s Wednesday Wisdom is a gentle reminder from Oscar Wilde to go out and learn by doing. Happy Wednesday all! Continue Reading

Gamers Get Ready! Readyforce Announces LANHAMMER 2013 Bay Area’s Premier Gaming Competition

We’ve got a lot of things in the hopper over here, preparations for Hacker Tour 2013 are well underway and now we’re excited to announce LANHAMMER 2013.  It’s slated to be one of the biggest and one of the most exciting gaming competitions in California.  We’re expecting more than 2,000 engineering students to attend and meet upContinue Reading

My Talk at #SHRM on How To Build and Scale Company Culture Fast

I flew to Chicago to give a presentation on how to build and scale company culture fast at SHRM, the largest gathering of HR peeps in the country. This annual event of 8,000 people that gather for 4 days of HR tawk had been kicked off by Hillary Clinton. That’s right friends, me and HillaryContinue Reading