Start and grow your portfolio career

We’re a members-only marketplace for experienced operators to find flexible work with startups.

Operators come from high growth startups with backgrounds like:

  • Leadership, like Chief of Staff, Head of Ops, GM, COO, and leads across HR and Finance

  • Doers, like BizOps, Strategy, Project or Program Managers

  • Product and Growth leaders from early stage teams.

  • Early employees who built from 0–1 or 1–10, creating a team or product and scaling it

  • Have at least 5 years experience; most people have 8–15 years experience.


why join us?

Stand out in a noisy job market

Ops roles are hard to hire for, and in this job market, companies are flooded with applications. With HG, you're pre-vetted and directly connected to hiring managers.

We'll fill your pipeline with flexible work

We hear you: You want access to jobs that let you flex — both your time and your hard-earned skills. At HG, you can start or grow your freelance career, or even turn a contract into a full-time role.

Build a profile that shows you at your best

We’ll help you build your HG Profile: a data-rich, outcome-focused profile that shows hiring managers exactly what they need to see for the role.

We wrangle contracts & payments

We handle payments with clients and direct deposit straight to you, so there's no going back and forth on redlines, payments, taxes, and compliance.

join peers from companies you know and love, and growing startups alike

Our Application process


Fill out our application form to get started. Share who you are and what you’re looking for, and why. You’ll hear back from us no matter what.



If your application meets our criteria, we’ll ask you to complete a few vetting exercises (usually ~1 hour of work). From there, you'll have a 1:1 call with someone on our team.


build your profile

Use our proven template to build your HG Profile: your contract work offerings, and your resume translated into data, skill sets, and outcomes.


explore jobs

Explore opportunities in our private job board. We'll match you directly to roles where you're a great fit, or you can build a proposal for roles that look interesting to you.

We're currently on a waitlist. We expect to start adding members to our network again soon. Save your spot on the waitlist by applying now.