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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

How to Keep Your Startup on Top?

After long consideration, finally you decide to build your own startup. Thanks to thorough market research and smooth marketing strategy, your products or services are gaining recognition and positive feedbacks from the customer.  To meet increasing customer demands, you might have to bring in more people to join the team and move to a bigger

Signs You Are More Suitable For a Job than Being an Entrepreneur

 ‘Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.’ — Guy Kawasaki So you have couple of great ideas awaiting to be transformed to reality. You have compiled proposals and list of investors are ready to support the dream. However, creating your own startup and leaving your currently stable job to seek a full-time entrepreneur is not as

Reasons Why Nobody Wants To Fund Your Startup

You might have great ideas on mind and are ready to get started to transform them to reality. However, without sufficient resources, these ideas could remain abstract concepts, unless you initiate necessary plan of action. This is where investors have a crucial role to play in helping startup founders achieve expected business goals. However, attracting

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

Do Startups Need HR?

Do new growing startups need HR department within their organisation? What are the HR functions required by startups? Why do startups need HR? For startup founders, it needs careful consideration to determine whether their new business requires HR professionals to aid employment and human capital efforts. On one hand, hiring HR professional means investing money

3 WAYS DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGY CAN TURN YOUR BUSINESS AROUND

As the saying by Stephen Richards goes, “to get something different, you must do something different”. Sometimes, all you have to do is to try out something in a different way. Imagine you are in a shop and there are 10 people inside. 9 of them just have a quick look and immediately leave the

Looking For A Co-Founder? Make Sure They Have These Qualities!

A co-founder can be the determining factor for your startup success. Just like finding a soulmate, your co-founder must be one who can fit well with you, has the same visions and willing to do anything for the sake achieving the common goals. Two heads are always better than one! Especially when the startup has

What You Need To Know If You Are Planning For A Startup Career

Careers in Startups are magnetically attractive, with all the cool perks, benefits and the flexible environment. Even more so when you have worked for corporate companies with strict rules and work environment. As Startups are still growing, working in startups might surprise you with some unexpected things and conditions. Some of them are successful, but

Top 5 Behaviours Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

In continuance to  the article about ‘5 Traits Every Successful Startup Founder Has (and You Should Too)‘, it is of most importance we also list out the negative. Here are 5 Behaviours exhibited by entrepreneurs that could result in the failure of their startups which you should know and avoid at all cost! Not Planning