How do you get an 'in' at one of Colorado’s hottest tech companies? It's a common and interesting question that largely depends on the company. If there were a simple recipe to landing the job of your dreams, we'd share it with you. But, since there's not, we caught up with three of Colorado tech's most exciting companies, and asked their employees how they got their jobs. I promise we didn't coach the people at Kapost.
Matt Phillips, Sales Executive at Signpost
Sean Lopp, Client Services Representative, at Alteryx
How did I find my job: I first found Alteryx on LinkedIn. After reaching out I was quickly invited to attend a corporate open house. I was blown away by the software and the laid back, intelligent, and collaborative environment. The recruiters helped me identify a position that would be a good fit and the hiring process went quickly.
Any tips for people who want to work at Alteryx: Try out the product, you’ll quickly be amazed at what the software can do; make sure to share that enthusiasm and passion during your interview.
Angi Harp, Major Account Executive at Kapost
How did you find your job? I found my job on Built In Colorado. A friend referred me to the site as a great source of job postings and background info on cutting-edge tech companies. I was able to quickly create a profile, search the jobs section for sales positions and research companies further on the Built In Colorado website.
Do you have any suggestions for others looking to work at Kapost? Check out Kapost's culture page and see if you're good fit. My favorite company value is that we take our jobs seriously, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. This value was clearly in practice when I interviewed in November (a.k.a. Movember when folks grow moustaches to raise awareness for men's health issues) and had to look past some crazy moustaches to focus on the interview conversations. I've also seen our SVP of Sales conduct an interview dressed as a banana on Halloween. Be yourself!
Richard Welton, Customer Success Manager at Kapost
How did you find your job? I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to interview in different cities with a wide variety of companies. I used recruiting companies and LinkedIn to search initially until a friend in Denver mentioned Built In Colorado. I knew that the Denver/Boulder area appealed to me and decided to dig in deeper. After going through many of the great companies, I targeted the Customer Success Manager position at Kapost as a potential fit, from a skill set and culture perspective. After the in-person interview, I knew that it would be the best fit for me.
Any tips for others looking to work at Kapost? When I look around at my co-workers, the characteristics that I see everyday are a group of people who are willing to work hard, enjoy the challenges of the job and show up everyday with a good attitude.