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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

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.

6 Entrepreneurs’ Failure Stories to Learn 

Thomas Edison had failed 1,000 times in getting light bulbs to work. If only Edison gave up early, he might never find that one light bulb which lights up. The story behind Edison’s invention of the light bulb has taught us an important message: “If only you stop at failure, failure becomes your destination.” Either

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