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Managing Perfectionism in a Startup Culture

As millennials, we’re bombarded by perfection everywhere we turn– on social media, in advertisements, sometimes even at our best friend’s wedding. …

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Morning Commute

But what if it didn’t have to be that way? What if we completely changed our attitudes about commuting? Instead of dreading the morning rush, you can …

4 Reasons to Unplug from the Startup Life on Vacation

The holidays are a great time to take advantage of to fit in some well-needed R&R, because, you know, it’s a vacation. A time to recharge. But it’s …

8 Networking Tips That Are Actually Useful for Shy People

An introvert’s worst nightmare? Networking. You check the event page, and see a few of your favorite brands are attending. It’s a great chance to …

5 Job Search Tips to Keep Your Head in the Game

<i>Gotta getcha head in da game. Via</i> <i>Giphy</i> <i>.</i><p>Well, there are a few job search tips (that we learned from experience) you can use to make your life <i>a little</i> …

The Top 8 Skillshare Classes to Prepare for the Future of Work

5 FinTech Startups Based in the San Francisco Bay Area

#1 - CircleUp<p><b>Who they are:</b> CircleUp is an equity crowdfunding platform. Through experience and machine learning technology, CircleUp connects …

San Francisco

10 Trendy NYC Startups That Are Hiring for Non-Technical Roles - 2017 Edition

Trunk Club - Personal styling from the clothing outfitters at Nordstrom<p><b>Why they’re hot</b> : Boxed fashion is IN. If the rise of Stitch Fix and LulaRoe …

2017 Edition

<i>Stay up to date with the lingo, man. Via</i> <i>Giphy</i> <i>.</i><p><b>Accelerator -</b> Noun. A program that helps new startups usually by providing seed money and access to a …

5 Things to Do Before Accepting a Job Offer

#1. Respond promptly<p><i>You don’t have to make a decision right away, but you should respond to the offer in a timely manner. Via:</i> <i>Giphy</i><p>In our digital …

5 New York City Startups Reinventing Sleep

Bear Mattress<p><b>What makes them different:</b><p>This mattress is made for active people! It’s been designed for athletes to help them recover more quickly …

5 San Francisco Startups That Just Raised Series A Funding in Q1 2018

#1 - Instapage<p><b>Their mission:</b> “Scale post-click optimization."<p><b>What they do:</b> Instapage offers a series of products that help digital marketers and …

10 NYC FinTech Startups That Are Hiring for Non-Technical Roles - 2017 Edition

From becoming an investor with less than $10 to paying off your student loans while funding education abroad for those in need- these startups have …

Company Spotlight: Kinnek

<b>What does Kinnek do?</b><p>Kinnek is a marketplace that helps small businesses with purchasing. Think about any small business — whether it's a restaurant, …

4 NYC Biotech Startups Making SciFi a Reality

#1 - HistoWiz<p><b>Who they are:</b> HistoWiz is a histopathology service company that processes, cuts, stains mouse tissue samples, and digitalizes the …

4 Biotech Startups Based in the San Francisco Bay Area

BioTrillion is a startup that there's a ton of money being inefficiently spent in healthcare every year...and they want to do something about it. In …

6 NYC Startups That Just Raised Series A Funding in Q1 2018

Electric<p><b>What they’re about:</b> Real-Time Tech Support. Delivered to your office, directly in Slack.<p><b>What they do:</b> When your work computer craps out, you …

4 Reasons to NOT Take Career Advice from Your Parents

And later yet, when we explored our creative side, we were met with lukewarm responses at best, putting up with stories about people our parents’ …

4 Ways to Stand Out for a Startup Job With Just Your Resume

But it doesn’t mean that getting a job at a startup is out of reach -- you just need to sell yourself right. Here are a few ways to get your resume …

4 NYC Startups That Help Your Doggo Live Their Best Life

In honor of National Puppy Day, we put together a list of NYC startups dedicated to our K-9 friends, because if they love dogs enough to start a …

5 Tips for Your Startup Job Hunt That No One Ever Told You

<i>Don’t be an idiot. Via</i> <i>Pinterest</i><p>Don’t use words like “usually”<p>If you’ve ever written “I’m usually very organized” or “I can usually juggle” on your …

Grow your career at a job you’ll love.

Earn a sign-on bonus for getting hired through us!<p>Our mission is to help you get your foot in the door at opportunities that can actually grow your …

Employment

5 Signs It's Time to Quit Your Job

The sad reality is that only 32% of U.S. workers are engaged in their jobs . To put that in perspective, imagine if two out of every three people you …

9 Nightmarish Mistakes Job Seekers Should Avoid

But then the one time you trip up, that feeling of <i>utter dread</i> wrenches your gut like that moment when you realize they killed off your fave character …

The Most Important Quality To Look For When You're Hiring

I ran HR for a fast-growing technology company. Some months we hired 300 new employees. One day my boss, the president of the company, said, “If I give you the résumé of a guy I know, can you see which job openings here might be a good fit for him?”<p>“For sure,” I said. “What kind of background does …

8 Ways to Win Over Everyone in the Office, According to Experts

Your time spent at work will benefit immediately.<p>Is it possible to like everyone in your office? Think about how tough it is to get together 15 …

Research Says 86 Percent of Employees Quit Within the First Six Months, Unless Managers Do These 4 Things

This is a powerful and simple strategy that most bosses rarely implement for an effective new hire experience<p>Here's something to seriously ponder: Research is saying that a new hire's decision to stay with a company long-term is made within the first six months of employment.<p>Think about that for a …

Here's the No. 1 Thing You Must Do on LinkedIn in 2018

A market correction is coming. This one simple step could save your career.<p>With more than 500 million users, you likely know what LinkedIn is and have a profile on the site. Unfortunately, many users of the platform feel a sense of unease about it. For good reason. Unlike other social media sites, …

What Career Changers Wish They Knew Before Making The Switch

From ignoring one’s inner critic to acknowledging the value of loose connections, here are some useful tips to consider before you make a professional move.<p>I was two years into my corporate law job when two of my bosses called me into a conference room. They told me I was underperforming and needed …

10 types of employees you should fire immediately

The first things you should do if you're thinking about firing an employee are a) consult human resources and b) get legal advice. You never want to terminate someone's employment on a whim, just because you're angry or because they made one mistake.<p>That's according to Michael Kerr, an …

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