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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

Optimise Your Email Marketing with These Executable Plans 

There are two models of marketing approach that businesses commonly use to make their product or service known to the public, namely: direct and indirect marketing. Indirect marketing consists of SEO optimisation, content marketing, PR, social media, referrals, and so on. Meanwhile, direct marketing involves email, SMS, experimental, and direct mail marketing. In this article,

How Difficult Is It to Find THE RIGHT Co-Founder? 

Starting a business as a single-person founder is possible and awesome at the same time because it is 2.6 times more likely to succeed than building a business with co-founders. However, you have to keep in mind that founding a company solo and with a partner offers different dynamics of management and finances.  If you

Why Should You Join Startup Communities? 

Starting a business can be exciting and uniquely challenging. Even so, the meteoric success of a startup-found business, such as Facebook, Uber, PayPal, and Airbnb have inspired many entrepreneurial-minded professionals to follow their passion. While life at an up-and-coming venture might seem endlessly exhilarating, it does not come without its share of risks. About 50

8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Joining Startups 

Startups typically operate in an “all hands on deck” kind of environment where an employee might hold a few different roles at the same time. Having multiple responsibilities is not a piece of cake, especially when you’re rushed in a tight deadline. Knowing all these consequences, accepting a startup job offer would require thorough consideration.