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An Ed Tech Resume Guide

Considering applying for a position in the Ed Tech industry? In this article, we explain why including the right elements, being specific, and effective storytelling are important for developing a resume that does your career accomplishments justice while providing an accurate, informative asset for recruiters and hiring managers. The resume screenshots below have been anonymized and are...

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Category: Recruiting Tips

3 Steps to the Perfect Job Description

Vetting is central to the hiring process in any industry. Only by evaluating candidates in a systematic way is it possible to identify the right candidate for the job. But when exactly does the vetting process begin? Conventional wisdom suggests that vetting starts after receiving a critical mass of applications for the position. To hire with maximum velocity, however, it’s critical to b...

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Category: Recruiting Tips

Paving a De-Risked Road to Ed Tech Talent: Retained vs Contingent Fee Search

Ed Tech leaders looking to enlist the assistance of an executive search firm face the choice between two basic options for structuring this relationship: Retained Executive Search: In this model, the client pays an upfront fee for an end-to-end consultative relationship covering every phase of the hiring process, including strategy, sourcing, evaluation, and final selection, hiring, and ...

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Demystifying Equity in Ed Tech Hiring: A Practical Guide

Equity plays a central role in management-level compensation for Ed Tech startups. Granting equity stakes to startup-stage talent not only helps defray the present cash cost of compensation but ideally helps align the long-term incentives of the employee and employer. This article presents a focused overview of equity (a term that can accurately be used interchangeably with “stock”) in E...

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