Startups receive hundreds of CVs per job and may only spend seconds looking at each. Your job is to make it as easy as possible for them to see that you’ve got the skills and experience they’re looking for, in order to move you forward in the hiring process. At UK Startup Jobs we believe […]
How transparent is your company about salaries?
Whether it’s when receiving a job offer, asking for a raise or between employees, discussing pay is uncomfortable and often taboo. Lack of transparency often leads to an imbalance in compensation. Startups are particularly vulnerable to this. Immature or non existent compensation policies can lead to early employees receiving less than later joiners or better […]
How to ace your product manager interview, a guide based on what I’ve learnt from 50 interviews.
The product manager interview is one of the most difficult out there. The interview process varies by company but is often long and arduous stretching over three or more interviews. Over the last three months I’ve been a candidate at a range of companies from large multinational technology companies to small startups. In previous roles, […]
Startup Skills: Learning Made Easy
Whether you’re looking to transition from the corporate world, you’re a recent graduate developing your CV, or a tech guru that just wants to keep learning, the list of useful startup skills is long, and growing. Whilst there are many opportunities you could explore to better yourself, and grow professionally, there is of course, the […]
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”. For job seekers, consider WHY you do what you do. via Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action | Talk Video | TED.com.
3 LinkedIn Tips for Startup Job-Seekers
We’ve all seen good LinkedIn profiles, and conversely, bad ones. Today, being a professional without a LinkedIn profile is like being a company without a website, especially within the tech world. LinkedIn has quickly become one of the most powerful tools on the Internet for telling your story and for creating your professional brand. Over […]