Startup Archive

What are Hackers looking for when they join Startup?

Most developers, also called as ‘hackers’ when approached to join a new startup, would in all fairness wonder – what type of gamble would I be taking if I agree to join? It is a fair question and if truth be told, a gamble. But there are many positive reasons why hackers should grab the

Should a Startup pay Headhunters for Any Hiring?

When starting any new business venture one is faced with a whole lot of tasks, not the least of which is hiring the right staff. After locating appropriate business premises and furnishing the office, the next step would be to fill the empty desks and chairs! Computers may be the need of the day to

Pre-Requisites of an Entrepreneur

The call to setting up a business and being your own boss is becoming very common these days. While many think that this is the best and fastest way to crafting out one’s career path, it is not easy for such a dream to come to pass. One may think that setting up a business

Why is a Good Job Description Important for a Startup?

Though, in this era of computer and technology, many consider that writing job description is a total waste of time, still some people prefer writing a job description to reap out its benefits. In reality, writing a job description is important from many perspectives, especially for a startup business. This is considered as one of

What Entices Talent to Join another Startup Competitor?

Many people feel that they are stagnating in their present job. Years of putting their back to the grindstone have not been very rewarding. Is it time to look for another job that could be more fulfilling career-wise, and more lucrative? Since there are dozens of job offers being advertised, it is not easy to

Why are Corporate Talents Leaving for Startups?

The difference between working in a well-established corporation and in a newly started and highly motivated startup is closely similar to being yourself and compromising with your dreams. It is a well-known truth that corporate jobs pay more and there are many perks attached. But, a startup provides you the true experience that any professional

What Leads to Failure of Startup?

What Leads to Failure of Startup? If you are thinking about starting your own business venture, then you will have to take some meticulous measures so that you can provide a fair initial thrust to your business. Along with your business plan, there should be a ‘plan-B’ which can be used if there is any

What Makes a Good Startup Hire?

What Makes a Good Startup Hire? Driving a startup towards the silver line of success is definitely a challenging task and those who can successfully deal with this challenge, overcome all the difficult hurdles, will definitely say that it’s not all about great investment or asset buying but a saga of great hiring. Just making

3 Reasons Why I Love Interning at a Startup

Sharlene shares about her experience interning at a Startup!   Startups have been getting a bad reputation nowadays for underpaying, overworking and mistreating their interns. However, my recently completed four-month internship experience at Tinkerbox Studios was quite the opposite. In fact, I absolutely loved my experience. I am a second-year student at Singapore University of

Thoughts on Startups

Today, we hear from Benjamin about his thoughts on startups since making that switch!  This week, we hear from a (ex)-Lecturer in a local Polytechnic whom made a switch to a Startup and it was also through Startup Jobs Asia, he was able to chance upon the opportunity to make this switch! Let’s take a look