startup tips Archive

Common Startup Mistakes You Possibly Make

Some startups are destined to fail, and that’s mainly because they keep making the same common startup mistakes! Mistakes mostly met by young entrepreneurs and early-stage startups. Make sure you won’t making the same mistakes. Here they are: Being one-man-show You think you’re so awesome, you can do pretty much everything. Wrong. Everyone needs someone

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

How to Land a Job at The Rising Startup

You can be hired at a startup before you know it, as long as you are able to be their preferred candidate. How about some tips to land a job at the rising startup? Well, there must be plenty of people are applying for that rising startup. However, they will most likely hire through referrals.

The Pleasure Only Startup Workers Understand

Life ain’t easy for startup workers. But that doesn’t mean they are not having the time of their lives! They say the startup journey is full of ups and downs. However, ‘roller coaster’ is just a metaphor for positive thinking people. Yes, startup life isn’t glamorous at all. But still, there are many pleasures that

Bootstrapping: Ideal or Not?

Some startups are waiting for magic to happen (aka the help from rich investor), but other startups are brave enough to do bootstrapping. Bootstrap is indeed, a critical decision for your ‘baby’ startup. Which would be better? Raising funds through venture capital? Or self-fund your startup by bootstrapping? The implications of each decision will be

Reasons Why Startup People Love Coworking Space

Coworking space might be the favourite place for startup founders and workers nowadays. Even though they can work anywhere: home, office, cafe, you name it! Coworking space is special. Why? For startup founders, renting an office is quite expensive (moreover to buy one). They need to find an office with reasonable pricing and cozy enough.

Startups, Please Hire More Women

It’s a common secret that the startup world is dominated by men. Most startups are more reluctant to hire more women. Why are tech startups trying harder to hire a more diverse workforce? Startups always want to build close-knit group of employees. All men team would be much easier. They’re usually outgoing, optimistic, and, say,

What Hires are Startup Founder Looking For?

From our previous post, we know that startup job is not for everyone. However, startups are offering millions of jobs each year. But founders are only looking for someone who will best complement to their rising startups. Turns out, a startup founder also has their own criteria for any employee they hire. Yes, it’s not

7 Reasons to be A Nice Startup Founder

Great leaders are often linked with strong characters, such as authoritative and manipulative. In other words, a startup founder can be a jerk sometimes. With so many things to do, they push their employees to the limit. No wonder, a lot of people come and go at your startup. They probably like your vision and

A Guide on Hiring The Very First Employee

They say go big, or go home. You know that if you want to win big, then you have to grow. An employee would possibly help the growth of your startup, even though you know there is a salary overheads that you need to take note of. Not to mention a whole new set of