The UpScored Blog




Why You Need Artificial Intelligence to Hire Top Talent in 2017

Imagine a world where talent acquisition professionals don’t have to spend hours sifting through resumes or LinkedIn profiles. A world where they can instead focus on marketing the position to a smaller pool of qualified candidates, properly assessing their fit during the interview proce...

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Meet the Company Bringing Transparency and Control to Media Buying … And They’re Hiring!

At UpScored, we choose to partner with companies and teams who are visionaries in their field, which is why we’re excited to highlight one of our favorite partner companies this week: Beeswax. Read on to learn more about their platform, mission, and why Beeswax should be your next career...

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This Startup Brings Trust and Ease To Finding The Right Roommate … And They’re Hiring!

At UpScored, we purposefully work with companies that are changing their industries for the better, which is why we’re excited to highlight one of our newest Partner Companies: Roomi. Read on to learn more about their vision, their team, and why Roomi is where you want to work next. Wha...

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The Hottest Job Descriptions in the NYC Tech Scene

It’s not often that you see the words “hottest” and “job description” in the same title — but, yes, we went there. Recruiting is marketing. You’re marketing your company. You’re marketing the job opening. You’re marketing the company visio...

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A Company That Unites The World’s Artists, Scholars, and Innovators … And They’re Hiring!

At UpScored, we choose to work with companies that make a positive impact on their communities, which is why we’re elated to highlight one of our favorite Partner Companies: IVY. Read on to learn more about IVY’s vision and why you’ll want to work for them! What IVY Does&hel...

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This Company Reaches Over 561 Million Unique Visitors Globally… And They’re Hiring!

In order to connect you directly with top career opportunities, we choose to work only with outstanding companies. We’re elated to highlight Outbrain, one of our top partner companies. Read on to learn more about how Outbrain allows people to discover new, trustworthy content and why the...

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This Company Brings the Thrill Of Live Events To Everyone … And They’re Hiring!

At UpScored, we choose to work with companies that lead their industries, which is why we’re elated to highlight one of our favorite Partner Companies: SeatGeek. Read on to learn more about their team, their vision, and why you should join them! What SeatGeek Does… SeatGeek is ...

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Meet The Champion For Small Businesses … And They’re Hiring!

At UpScored, we choose to partner with only the most interesting and exceptional companies out there — the disruptors, the game-changers, the category creators. That is why we’re elated to highlight one of our favorite and newest partners: Kinnek. Read on to learn more about how Ki...

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A Startup Positioned To Change The Digital World … And They’re Hiring!

At UpScored, in order to connect you directly with top opportunities, we choose to work with companies that are impacting their industries and changing the way things are traditionally done for the better. With that in mind, we’re excited to highlight one of our favorite partner companie...

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A Company With A Truly Global Mission … And They’re Hiring!

At UpScored, in order to connect you directly with the best opportunities, we choose to work with companies of the highest caliber. In our first company feature, we’re delighted to highlight one of our favorite partners: Yext. Read on to learn more about the team and why you should join!...

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Leave the Job Search Behind… UpScored is Live on Product Hunt!

We’re elated to announce that UpScored is live on Product Hunt! You can find our Product Hunt page here. The idea for UpScored was born from a personal frustration. Searching for a job isn’t fun. In fact, it’s exhausting. Hours are spent filtering through job sites and creat...

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In Defense of Management

This blog post originally appeared on Gray Scalable, a premier NYC-based HR-consulting firm that provides custom solutions to start-up and growth-stage companies. Featured Guest: Nick Malaguti Nick Malaguti is a software engineer who specializes in developing a comprehensive understanding of...

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Career Inspiration: 4 Books To Help You Chart Your Course in 2016

Executive Coach, Career Expert, & Author, Caroline Dowd-Higgins, has graciously offered us her recommendations for the best career books of 2016 in the post below. We agree with Caroline - these books are must-reads if you’re looking to revitalize your career! It’s a brand ne...

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So You Want to Work in Corporate Strategy? Learn What It Takes

Corporate strategy roles can take a number of different forms – from requiring experience in investment banking or consulting to an understanding of data-driven business analysis and coding languages. At UpScored, we think a lot about what skills are required for different roles, and on ...

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Capitalize on the Most Sought-After Technical Skills

What are the biggest skill gaps among technical roles? We’ve been fielding a lot of questions from our users on what skills are in highest demand. Luckily, we’re not short on data. So, we decided to explore the topic in more depth. Before we dig into our findings, we’ll tel...

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How Hiring Veterans Can Give Your Company A Competitive Edge

At UpScored, we help people with career discovery and progression, which is especially interesting to me because of my background. I was in the Navy for six years before going to school and landing a job in finance. Changing industries is difficult no matter what you do; you have to convince a...

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We Need More Women in Tech (And Diversity in All Workplaces)

Surprisingly, 93% of investor money goes to startups founded by men - a number that has barely moved in 10 years. Our friends at Women Who Tech recently alerted us to this stat, and we find it both shocking and unfortunate. At UpScored, we’re big advocates for the progression of women in...

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When Your Job Title Doesn't Tell The Full Story

Career expert and Founder of The Prepary, Jaime Petkanics, has kindly offered her resume advice in the must-read below.  Read on to learn how to best handle your job title when it doesn’t accurately depict your role. Last week I had the opportunity to speak to the local leaders ...

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UpScored’s NYC Neighborhood Series: Chelsea

New Yorkers, have you found yourself scheduling a lunch meeting or a happy hour in a neighborhood that you haven’t visited in awhile? We know you’re savvy, but NYC is a big place. And you don’t have time to waste searching for the finest establishments. We’ve got you covered. In UpScored’s NYC...

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Finding Your Dream Job Shouldn’t Be A Second Job

Most of us have experienced the grueling process of searching for a new job. When considering career moves in the past, I would spend hours on LinkedIn, job boards, and other matching sites trying to track down roles that I qualified for – and then more time writing cover letters, adjusting ...

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5 Tips For Job-Seeking Veterans From A Veteran

I transitioned out of the Navy in late 2010 and began my first civilian job search before graduating college three years later. Like all veterans, I had solid work experience before going to school, but it wasn't immediately applicable to the civilian world. Here are five lessons I've learned ...

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