• STARTUPS
    A hiring expert explains why India’s startups are losing their talent

    The do’s and don’ts of scouting the globe for talent. (Reuters/Amit Dave) The glory days of India’s startups seem to be coming to an end: Valuations are dropping and funding is slowing down. But most importantly, high-profile departures have become a trend. With saturated markets and poor innovation, startups that were once quick to throw […]

  • STARTUPS
    Unicorns lose attraction for tech talent as start-up bubble fades

    Some unicorns, such as Uber, Airbnb Inc. and Snap Inc., are still thriving. But there are questions about how much further their valuations can increase. Photo: Bloomberg San Francisco: When he started thinking about leaving Apple Inc. this year, Darren Haas briefly contemplated Uber Technologies Inc., where many friends worked. Instead, the cloud-computing engineer pursued […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Apple’s New San Francisco Office Could Be a Tool in Tech Talent Wars

    From Apple’s earliest days, executives insisted that employees work from its headquarters in sleepy suburban Cupertino. The thinking, championed by Steve Jobs, was that a centralized campus would put the CEO “within walking distance of everyone,” said Steve Wozniak, who founded the company with Jobs. That stance may finally be softening as Apple prepares to […]