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Guest editorial in Inc.

by Joel Spolsky
Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Inc. (the magazine) is a great resource for entrepreneurs. For the last several years, I've been reading it cover-to-cover the day it arrives.

That's why I'm incredibly honored that they invited me to write a guest editorial about recruiting and internships in this month's issue. Thanks to professional editing, it feels a little bit polished compared to my usual style. I don't think I would write, "Ah, college." I do remember writing, "Get me a frosty cold orange juice, hand-squeezed, and make it snappy!"

The picture that accompanies the article in the printed version shows last summer's interns at Top of the Rock:


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