Category Archive: re:purpose Updates

By Ryan Landau

Don’t Miss the Detroit Virtual Job Fair!

Mark your calendars! Are you a local to Detroit and Southeastern Michigan? Are you an expat and want to move home? Do you want to be a local? We’ve got your back! Michigan is ranked third nationally in tech job growth and Forbes recently named Detroit as one of America’s newest tech hubs. So we’re […]

By Ryan Landau

The ROI of using re:purpose

Re:purpose is a hiring platform where Michigan-based startups and tech companies can find thoroughly-vetted, startup-savvy job seekers and techies looking for purpose-driven work. If your company is thinking about joining the re:purpose platform, read on to discover just a few of the ways you’ll benefit as a member. Reduce your time-to-hire rate by sourcing candidates […]

By Ryan Landau

Case Study: How a busy recruiter at WeWork used re:purpose to grow their Detroit team

When WeWork launched in 2010, they wanted to build more than beautifully designed shared office spaces for startups and small businesses. Rather, they were on a mission to build a community where entrepreneurs and creators could thrive together; to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living. To call […]

By Ryan Landau

Here’s how we’re trying to make your pursuit for knowledge easier

“It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.” —Albert Einstein Conferences. Online courses. Forums. Meet-ups. In the world of startups, we go to great lengths to make sure that we stay at the top of our fields. Not just because we love what we do, but because we want to bring our A game to […]

By Ryan Landau

Celebrating One Year of re:purpose with a Gift For You!

One year ago we launched re:purpose with the goal of empowering people to pursue their passions by finding a job they love and find purpose in. We know from first-hand experience that a person’s talent can’t be defined by a resume on an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of paper so we set out to […]

By Ryan Landau

A Final Toast to 2017 (and a peek into 2018)

There’s a lot to be grateful for. Our city. Our talent. Our employers. Our future. We opened up our doors less than nine months ago, and thanks to all of you we’re still moving full steam ahead. Before stepping into 2018, I want to take a minute to call out some of the people, places, […]

By Tara Taylor

We’re Growing – Introducing Tara Taylor

The terrifying question… I remember it like it was yesterday. It was a Tuesday in October and we had just come back in from recess. Ms. Simoney, my third grade teacher, called us all over to the reading carpet in the back of the room. We were about to start reading a new book when […]

By Jessica Katz

Be Nice and Help Your Friends: Our Referral Program

You might not be on the hunt for a new job, but you probably have a friend or loved one who is.  We patiently (most of the time) sit and listen as they lament about their low pay, long hours, or the fact that they’re simply unhappy at work. We give advice where we can—proofreading resumés, […]

By Jessica Katz

re:purpose is growing! Introducing JKatz.

I’ve never considered myself a front row yoga girl. You know, the student that puts their mat in the front of the room, boldly portraying confidence in their craft. Yeah, that wasn’t me. I’m more middle of the pack — carefully watching other students to make sure I’m doing things right. That all changed one […]

By Ryan Landau

Breaking Down Our Core Values

When I was a kid, there were a few things I could always count on. First, that I was never going to play in the NBA. Just wasn’t in the genetic cards. Second, that my mom — who worked full-time — would always be home when my brother and I walked in the door from […]