Startup Hire Archive

Things You Shouldn’t Do When Negotiating a Startup Job Offer

After rounds of strenuous tests and interviews, the hiring manager calls you back with a good news: “You are selected for the job role and we are sending across the job offer letter.” Finally you take a deep breath, feeling relieved, gratified and this moment does call in for a celebration, but wait! Just before

When Are Partnerships Bad For Your Startup?

Most of the world’s giant companies have started off from partnerships. As an aspiring startup founder, you might have heard about how Larry Page and Sergey Brin worked together and created Google, or how Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard cooperated and invented (well, as the name suggests) Hewlett-Packard. Maybe it is time for you to

Free Social Media Tools Your Startup Can Leverage

If you are looking for new tools to connect your newly-launched startup with potential customers, then social media is the answer. Reaching out to larger audience? Effective marketing? Cost-saving? Check. Well, is there any reason why you’re not using social media in this digitised world? Using social media as a part of the business and

5 Growth Hacks Worth Trying for Startups

Congratulations! You have just set up your own startup. Now comes the difficult part: acquiring new customers. Since startups typically do not have much budget for marketing, why don’t you try the growth hacking methods? Starting up a business is not easy. Growing and scaling it up to boost profits, is not easier either. When

Prepping Up for the Startup Job Interview

Congratulations! You have secured a job interview to work for a growing startup, you have always been yearning. Given the call, now you are just a bit closer from your dream job. The next step is, how you should prep yourself to nail the interview? You might have heard that startup offers ground-breaking culture that

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

How Do You Conduct Onboarding for New Customers?

We often hear about onboarding new hires during their initial period of joining a company, but how about onboarding customers? Is it really needed? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. How your team manages new clients onboarding will determine, whether they will be loyal to your product and service or choose to never come back after

Branding Mistakes You Should Totally Avoid as Marketing Person in Startup

Do you work as marketing staff in a newly-built startup? Does your startup have an engaging company brand? To avoid any misunderstanding that might occur from an ill-prepared branding strategy, how do you plan to avoid mistakes? Here are two reasons why building company brand often causes dilemma for a marketing strategist, especially for small

Recruitment for Start-ups: Dos and Don’ts

So you have set on your eyes on starting a new business. You have conducted market research to understand the scalability of business products, the target customers, getting a co-founder on board, presenting proposals to prospective investors, while designing the company’s overall blueprint. What remains is the need to recruit the right people with relevant