Startup Career Archive

Top 5 Reasons Why Talents Refuse to Join Startups

It is not always easy when you are thinking of changing jobs. There are so many factors to take into consideration.  People around you will give you all sorts of advice and tips, but in the final analysis it is up to you and what your personal requirements are that should form the selection criteria.

What are Hackers looking for when they join Startup?

Most developers, also called as ‘hackers’ when approached to join a new startup, would in all fairness wonder – what type of gamble would I be taking if I agree to join? It is a fair question and if truth be told, a gamble. But there are many positive reasons why hackers should grab the

What Entices Talent to Join another Startup Competitor?

Many people feel that they are stagnating in their present job. Years of putting their back to the grindstone have not been very rewarding. Is it time to look for another job that could be more fulfilling career-wise, and more lucrative? Since there are dozens of job offers being advertised, it is not easy to

Why are Corporate Talents Leaving for Startups?

The difference between working in a well-established corporation and in a newly started and highly motivated startup is closely similar to being yourself and compromising with your dreams. It is a well-known truth that corporate jobs pay more and there are many perks attached. But, a startup provides you the true experience that any professional

3 Reasons Why I Love Interning at a Startup

Sharlene shares about her experience interning at a Startup!   Startups have been getting a bad reputation nowadays for underpaying, overworking and mistreating their interns. However, my recently completed four-month internship experience at Tinkerbox Studios was quite the opposite. In fact, I absolutely loved my experience. I am a second-year student at Singapore University of

What is So Great in Startups That I Should Join Them?

After finishing college, the next step is foraying into the world of work and career. This is where you may flounder. You will be pulled between joining an already established company or a startup. Most young adults will place their bet on established companies, as they feel these companies are well set and will offer

Thoughts on Startups

Today, we hear from Benjamin about his thoughts on startups since making that switch!  This week, we hear from a (ex)-Lecturer in a local Polytechnic whom made a switch to a Startup and it was also through Startup Jobs Asia, he was able to chance upon the opportunity to make this switch! Let’s take a look

My Experience Interning in a Startup

Mr Lek Sinyan, a Business Development Executive at LoanGarage shares with us about his experience interning in a startup environment! Stepping into the army for 2 years made me lose touch with the working society. Furthermore, pursuing a Bachelors in Banking and Finance added the drive to be working in a finance related field. As

Making the Switch – MNC to Startup

Let’s hear from Ms Annie Lee from CHOPE. Where she took the step forth and made that ‘switch’ from a MNC to a Startup.    What most if not all would hope for is a stable job that provides a stable income. Out of 10 or even 20, only perhaps 1 will make that jump

5 Things I Love About Working in a Startup

One of our Guest Blogger, Ms Khyathi, shares with us about why she loves Startups!  I started working in start-ups from the year I joined university and I have never enjoyed work more. I currently work in a Digital Marketing start-up called Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd. and I have been associated with them for almost