Startup Hire Archive

What Makes a Good Startup Hire?

For many startups, hiring the right employees plays a major part for their business. After all, working for a startup is vastly different from an established company. Unlike the latter, startup business does not have steady process and defined operations. Most of the time, startups even have to bootstrap and overcome all the difficult hurdles

Benefits of Campus Hiring for Startups

Startup is often pictured as a team full of young people, Millennials and Gen-Z. They are deemed as the representation of fresh ideas, enthusiastic youths eager to develop with the newly-built startups. With a young-driven image, startups often hire their talents through campus hiring. If you’re a founder looking to conduct your first campus hiring,

Should Startups Rely on Headhunters for Hiring?

Starting a new business involves a whole lot of tasks. When you have so much on your plate, having the right people work for you can take the pressure off. No wonder, who you have on your team may become the make-or-break factor for the success of your startup. Even when almost everything is automated,

Staying Happy at Work During the Pandemic

“Nothing is worth it if you aren’t happy.” Do you find yourself nodding to this statement? Most people would agree that happiness is an important factor to keep you engaged and motivated in doing anything. And obviously, working is no exception. As we have been living in the middle of a pandemic, unfortunately, things are

Why Startups Should Hire More Women

The world of startups is still widely dominated by men, but make no mistake as women have been playing a big role in the industry too. As recently as November last year, Forbes claimed that women-led startups are going to be the “Representation And The Future Of Our Global Economy”. If you run a new

Is Working at a Startup Suitable for You?

For fresh graduates looking to land their first professional roles, startups are often seen as a great stepping stone. Being part of the ‘new’ work culture that values diversity, creativity, sustainability, and innovation seems like a dream come true, especially for millennials and Gen Zs. While startup has been the talk of the town in

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

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