Startup Career Archive

Things You Shouldn’t Do When Negotiating a Startup Job Offer

After rounds of strenuous tests and interviews, the hiring manager calls you back with a good news: “You are selected for the job role and we are sending across the job offer letter.” Finally you take a deep breath, feeling relieved, gratified and this moment does call in for a celebration, but wait! Just before

When Are Partnerships Bad For Your Startup?

Most of the world’s giant companies have started off from partnerships. As an aspiring startup founder, you might have heard about how Larry Page and Sergey Brin worked together and created Google, or how Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard cooperated and invented (well, as the name suggests) Hewlett-Packard. Maybe it is time for you to

5 Growth Hacks Worth Trying for Startups

Congratulations! You have just set up your own startup. Now comes the difficult part: acquiring new customers. Since startups typically do not have much budget for marketing, why don’t you try the growth hacking methods? Starting up a business is not easy. Growing and scaling it up to boost profits, is not easier either. When

Prepping Up for the Startup Job Interview

Congratulations! You have secured a job interview to work for a growing startup, you have always been yearning. Given the call, now you are just a bit closer from your dream job. The next step is, how you should prep yourself to nail the interview? You might have heard that startup offers ground-breaking culture that

How Do Public Speaking Skills Help Boost a Start-up Career?

What makes for a great leader? If you ask this question to executives, the answer will be one: great communication skill. While innovative and exceptional way of thinking is a must-have value, every startup founder should be able to convey their ideas to a wider audience. And the only way they can do this is

Singapore Startups: Here’s Where You Can Get Funding

Since 2014, Singapore envisions to be the South East Asia’s version of Silicon Valley and several attempts have been made to realise this ambitious dream. Such as constructing Block 71, to be the house of hundred startups in the country, and developing policies that support startup growth. Some big names in the industry such as

How to Pitch Yourself to Startups?

Nowadays, with the proliferation of small to large-scale startups, working for newly-established companies is increasingly appealing for many people. For young-spirited individuals who always seek for new challenges, working at a startup offers various attractive benefits which they cannot expect working in a corporate. Nonetheless, not everyone can easily adapt to a startup culture, so

Signs You Are More Suitable For a Job than Being an Entrepreneur

 ‘Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.’ — Guy Kawasaki So you have couple of great ideas awaiting to be transformed to reality. You have compiled proposals and list of investors are ready to support the dream. However, creating your own startup and leaving your currently stable job to seek a full-time entrepreneur is not as

Attending a Startup Career Fair? Here’s Some Great Tips!

In an era defined by online and wireless technologies, attending a live career fair might sound like a boring and an obsolete idea. Why should you bother spending time to jostle with everyone when you can find a job without budging off your seat, right at your fingertips on the computer? Well the truth is,

Red Flags: Not to Join that Startup!

Startup business has never been a hip before. In the recent years, working at startups has become the new trend among millennials. Typically hardworking and idealist, millennials can contribute their creativity and innovation for thriving startups. For newly-graduated millennials, startups are best-suited for those longing to work in a place where they can embrace freedom