“Why don’t companies ever hire me?”

Because you're no different than the other applicants. Here's how to stand out. Note: This doesn't only apply to programmers. Everyone should have a portfolio. I am in college, but have lots of free time, so I can work fulltime at a startup plus add in a lot of extra hours (I know how startups are) on site or by ...

Why the lady sitting next to me should pay $2,000 for a computer class

I'm sitting at my neighborhood coffee shop listening to two women talk about their careers. Yes, I eavesdrop. One of them is complaining about her job, but says that she can't get another one because she's uncomfortable with her computer skills. Which led me to this post. If you take a $2,000 computer class and it lets you get ...

2 startup jobs (engineer and product manager) + $2,000 in referral bonuses

My startup is hiring! If you're interested in working at a Silicon Valley startup, read on... Last week, I wrote about life at the startup I co-founded, PBwiki. We're based in San Mateo, CA (near San Francisco) and offer free lunches, free espresso, 32895123 energy drinks, stock options, and more. See more about life at PBwiki. We're hiring two positions, ...

Life at a Silicon Valley Startup: PBwiki

Warning: Jobs at my startup are available below. I write a lot about entrepreneurship on iwillteachyoutoberich, but I haven't written much about my day job, a startup in Silicon Valley called PBwiki that I co-founded. Since we're hiring, it's a perfect time to write about life at a startup as a thinly veiled excuse to get you to apply to ...

My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

Mission accomplished

Probably one of my favorite emails ever. Ramit, Hello. My name is Kayla and my brother actually sent me your recent entry about college financial aid at Stanford University. I was definitely interested because I know that college is going to be very difficult for me to pay for and, quite honestly, I'm really not looking forward to years of ...

College at Stanford is now effectively free. So what’s your excuse?

Last night at 1:30am, I received an email from Stanford, which read: Tomorrow, Stanford will announce significant changes in its financial aid program that will make undergraduate education more affordable for families receiving aid. We want you, our alumni, to be among the first to hear this news. [...] Stanford University today announced the largest increase in its history for ...