Startup Career Archive

Team-Building Activities for Startups: Why and How

It’s almost the end of the year and everyone seems to be busier during this period. With most businesses working diligently to meet annual goals and targets, it is not an excuse to put aside employees’ wellbeing. In fact, this is the perfect time to strengthen the bond of a startup team by engaging in

Startup Pitch Competitions to Look Forward in 2022

So you just came up with a great business idea. Now, where should you showcase the idea, gain valuable feedback, and actually get a chance to secure funding? The answer will be pitch competitions.  Joining startup pitch competitions can be a powerful boost that will bring success to your business project. No matter how great

Startup Red Flags: What You Can Learn from 2021

  Working at a startup has become a growing trend among Millennials and Gen-Z for the past few years. Startups often offer youth-driven dynamics and flashy perks, but there has also been a sentiment about these new businesses emphasizing too much on the hustle culture that often leads to overworking and even depression. Is it

Excel Your Career in Startup with These Analytical Skills

Curious about how to excel your career in the startup industry? Long story short, the key is mastering analytical skills.  Analytical skills are the capacity to gather and evaluate information, solve problems, and think critically. Some examples of essential analytical skills include communication, creativity, critical thinking, data analysis, and research. These skills can assist you

Startup Checklist: What You Need to Know Before Joining a Startup

Article first appeared at HR in Asia As a fresh graduate looking to enter the world of work, you are faced with a classic job-search duel between corporate and startup. You might have heard the basic characteristics of each organization type. If a well-established company is like a fully furnished house, then a newly-born startup

The Right Thing to Do When Poaching New Hires for Your Startup 

A good business is run by solid and skilled employees – be it startups, SMEs, or well-established corporations. No wonder, companies are in the competition to hire the best talents on the market. The challenge is that sometimes top talents are already working for a competitor. So how does a startup fight for these best

What Should Startups Focus on When Hiring through Social Media? 

Recruitment, for many startups, is an indication of success. It shows that the company is doing well with future prospects and managing its first few steps at expansion. However, hiring is often a task that requires substantial time and resources, which startups companies with limited manpower do not have much to spare. This is one

Hiring for Jobs? Make Sure to Have Well-Written Description First 

Often associated with a flexible and fun environment, startups often put little thought into their job description when hiring. They might write a fun job description – but sometimes it is not enough to attract top talents. Fun is great, but a job description must cover the details to ensure startups can compete with other

PASSION: The Prerequisites of Being Successful Entrepreneur 

Setting up a business and being your own boss has become some kind of a trend nowadays. While many think that this is the best and fastest way to be financially independent and personally fulfilled, it is not easy for such a dream to come alive. People might think that setting up a business is

Here’s What Startups Should Do before Going Remote

The boom of remote working has made more people aspire to work in a company that supports work-life balance. 65 percent of FlexJobs survey respondents reported wanting to be full-time remote employees post-pandemic, and 31 percent wanted a hybrid remote work environment.  When asked the reason why they prefer remote jobs, 27 percent of workers