Startup Interviews Archive

If You’re a Startup Then, Hire More Cautiously!

‘Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill.’ (Herb Kelleher) For young startup, hiring the right talents is the key that will guarantee your business success in the future. While the advances of technologies such as AI (artificial intelligence) and analytics are predicted to replace human roles in the workforce, it is arguably that human touch remains

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

Cracking the Startup Job Interview in UAE

For along time, UAE has been known as the ‘import economy’.The country is known to import products from successful brands by other countries. However, over the years things have changed. You can now see some great home-grown ideas, seeking to solve localized problems faced by the market, taking shape in the country. People are realizing

Looking Beyond the Perks: Why Should You Work for Startups?

What makes you interested in pursuing a career at a startup and getting into the groove of a #startuplife journey? When it comes to the classic battle between startups and corporate, you must have learnt some basic knowledges about the differences between both cultures. Large corporate offers you stable income, bona fide workplace, and fixed

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

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

Attending a Startup Career Fair? Here’s Some Great Tips!

In an era defined by online and wireless technologies, attending a live career fair might sound like a boring and an obsolete idea. Why should you bother spending time to jostle with everyone when you can find a job without budging off your seat, right at your fingertips on the computer? Well the truth is,

Should We Dress to Impress on a Startup Job Interview?

How we dress to a startup job interview can be tricky. Startups are well-known for their casual attire. However, is it appropriate to wear a T-shirt and shorts to get the position you are applying for? If the startup is super casual, you might be fine. But, what if they aren’t? Of course, your first

Negotiating Salary from a Startup Job Offer

Everybody knows that a startup is one risky business. Most startups aren’t able to give your expected salary. You’re putting yourself on a more significant risk, if your compensation is dependent upon how well the startup is doing. For employees, salary is pretty much their motivation on doing their best at work. However, compensation at