Startup Career Archive

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

Time to Face the Truth: 5 Signs You are not a Leadership Material

If you think that leadership skills come along with experience, then you need to rethink that idea. Even if you have worked in the field for years, handled difficult cases successfully, or coped with complicated issues positively, all of them do not necessarily guarantee your leadership abilities. When you find yourself having difficulties in building

Five Non-Technical Skills Start-ups Want In An Engineer

Engineers who have spent some time in the corporate world look for opportunities to enter the start-up world yet, the biggest challenge present before any start-up is to find the best tech talent. That is not because there is a shortage of engineers with good technical skills. It is because the nature of start-ups is

Looking For A Co-Founder? Make Sure They Have These Qualities!

A co-founder can be the determining factor for your startup success. Just like finding a soulmate, your co-founder must be one who can fit well with you, has the same visions and willing to do anything for the sake achieving the common goals. Two heads are always better than one! Especially when the startup has

What You Need To Know If You Are Planning For A Startup Career

Careers in Startups are magnetically attractive, with all the cool perks, benefits and the flexible environment. Even more so when you have worked for corporate companies with strict rules and work environment. As Startups are still growing, working in startups might surprise you with some unexpected things and conditions. Some of them are successful, but

Top 5 Behaviours Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

In continuance to  the article about ‘5 Traits Every Successful Startup Founder Has (and You Should Too)‘, it is of most importance we also list out the negative. Here are 5 Behaviours exhibited by entrepreneurs that could result in the failure of their startups which you should know and avoid at all cost! Not Planning