Interview Archive

Is It Worth the Risk? 5 Things to Consider Before Joining a Startup

During the process of job hunting, you might keep asking yourself similar questions such as: do I really have what it takes to join the team? Will they be willing to hire someone like me? Given today’s fierce competition in the job market, chances are, most people would agree that to find employment in itself

Keen to Work at Startup? Be Mindful of What You Post on Social Media!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, there are good chances that most people nowadays have at least one online account on social media platform. But then the question continues: how do you manage your social accounts? When was the last time you update your information? What kind of contents you share on your feeds?

Make a Real Change: Get Onboard in a Fast-Growing Start-up

Have you always been passionate in making real impact for the greater good? If you find yourself nodding in agreement, then working at startup should be your next call. If you are young-spirited talent with strong entrepreneurial zest, startups are looking for ardent individuals like you to grow and tend the unicorn. In a 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

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,

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

Applying for a Startup? Ask These Questions During The Interview!

Applying for an early-stage startup? Chances are, it will be easy for you to get the job. However, won’t it a little bit risky to work there? Well, you can reduce the jitters on the job interview! There’s a huge chance you’ll meet the startup founders. If they ask “Do you have any questions for