Working at a startup is quite different from working a 9-to-5 job at a corporate entity. Unlike corporate jobs where your roles are extremely defined, startup roles can be all over the place. This is why working at a startup is not for everyone. You should be a person who can thrive in chaos and […]
Applying for Startup Jobs
Startup CVs, job applications and interviews.
No longer do we live in a culture where a job is ‘for life’. With the wealth of resources and opportunities the internet brings, pursuing side interests and making career changes is nowhere near as difficult as it used to be. However, if you are juggling family life with a job, preparing yourself for a […]
With their quirky marketing tactics and trendy work spaces, startups stand out from the crowd amongst traditional employers. So if you are looking to land a job with a hot new startup, you will achieve better results if you can adapt your CV to meet their employee standards. By tailoring the content and style of […]
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 […]
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 […]