I love Manchester. I’m going to start by declaring that up front. If you’re considering moving to Manchester to work in a start-up or even start your own business there, hopefully this post will reassure you that it would be a very wise move. There is a thriving tech start-up scene in Manchester and a […]
Applying for Startup Jobs
Startup CVs, job applications and interviews.
So you’ve landed an interview with a start-up. Whether we like it or not, interviewers form first impressions of us within seconds of seeing us, possibly before we’ve even spoken. You can make sure you don’t lose points before even opening your mouth, by choosing the right type of outfit. If you’ve previously only worked […]
Networking is one of those things I know I should do more often, but I just can’t seem to find the time, or the motivation. Like flossing, or eating more vegetables, I feel constant, mild guilt over my failure to build this beneficial habit. But when you’re introverted or shy (not to be mistaken for […]
As a candidate for a job, you often forget that the interview process is as much about the company pleasing you as it is about you pleasing the company. Just as much as you may want the role, closely consider if the company fits in well with your goals and values. Too many candidates forget this and don’t make […]
It’s the New Year and you’ve resolved to learn a new skill, or maybe to find a new job. People want to feel like they have an impact at work, like they are contributing to something bigger than themselves– something they care about. This is why, increasingly, more people are looking at startups as […]
Startup Institute students networking into the startup ecosystem. About the author: Christine Zimmermann is the content manager at Startup Institute, a career accelerator that helps individuals develop the skills, mindset, and network to get jobs at startups and thrive in high-growth careers. It’s no secret that networking is key to finding the jobs that aren’t […]