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How to Prevent Startup from Collapsing 

Startup is a unique business because not many people can build a successful business from scratch. It is also unique because it has two main characteristics – growth and innovation. Growth because a startup has the potential to grow exponent rather than linearly and is scalable, while innovation because a startup is testing assumptions that

Volkswagen and 9 Other Most Indebted Companies on Earth

In a study of 900 largest companies in the world, Volkswagen, a German company, is cited to be the most indebted company, with the total debt exceeding the debt of all South Africa. Volkswagen’s debt is currently at 192 billion dollars which is more than the debt of South Africa ($180.1 billion) or Hungary ($101.9

The Most In-Demand Job for Startups Job Seekers 

LinkedIn survey on job postings showed that employers are prioritising hiring a board mix of roles, from frontline jobs now recognised as essential to operational roles that can help bring businesses back on track. The demand for drivers, cooks, and nurses is surging, while roles like salesperson and software engineer have continued to stay in

How Startup Can Give Back to Society During COVID-19

The current situation of COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly all businesses, especially startups. Some thrive, while some others need to strive to make ends meet for their companies. Despite a difficult period like this, it is vital for businesses, including startups, to give back to society. Corporate social responsibility does not only belong to giant

Data Analysts: 4 Top Skills to Master

In the modern world, companies are realising the value of data-driven business and are in need of talents who can provide insight into collective data information. BHEF research found that business executives prefer job candidates with data skills. Meanwhile, the demand for analysts is expected to reach 2.72 million and growing as the world becomes

What Job Seekers Should Prepare to Work in a Startup?

An increasing number of jobseekers are expressing interest in working for startups, according to a CareerBuilder survey. In 2018, about 69 percent of respondents are keen to work in startup environments – this number is up from 59 percent in 2016 and 68 percent in 2017. Among the most common reasons for the preference to

Covid-19: How It Affects and Reshapes the Startup Environment 

In order to survive, some have to strive As the Covid-19 outbreak raises concerns globally, small- and medium-sized businesses like startups need to rethink their strategy. The executive director of the Ryerson DMZ startup incubator, Abdullah Snobar told Financial Post that the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic is already here – and some startups will

The Pros and Cons of Taking Startup Remote Jobs  

Startups are widely-known for offering its employees flexible work schedules and remote working options, thus providing better work-life balance. World Economic Forum review suggested that one of the biggest drivers of business industry transformation is to offer remote or telecommuting work option. While startups might not have the advantage of offering excellent perks and packages

8 Top Artificial Intelligence Jobs You Should Not Miss 

LinkedIn on Emerging Jobs Report revealed that the demand for Artificial Intelligence specialist roles is the fastest growing in some countries, including Singapore, India, and the U.S.  Hiring for Artificial Intelligence specialists on the career networking service has grown 74 percent annually over the past four years. The job role is an evolution of other

Five Recommendations of Year-End Holiday Plans from Successful Founders 

Following the “New Year, New Me” vibe, where do you usually spend your holiday?   No entrepreneur wants to fall in the same hole twice. This explains why most people who run a business will spend their holiday working harder to reform and rebuild their brands that might not flourish in the past year. However, that