Dreaming of a startup career, but have no idea how to get there? On Tuesday, January 15th, we hosted a panel at General Assembly NYC where we talked to three startup career transitioners about their career trajectories and advice for jobseekers. Here's how panelist Lisa Wang went from former gymnast to founder and CEO of SheWorx.
Dreaming of a startup career, but have no idea how to get there? On Tuesday, January 15th, we hosted a panel at General Assembly NYC where we talked to Lisa Wang, Founder and CEO, SheWorx; Ted Conbeer, SVP of Strategy, MakeSpace; and Becky Nathanson, Head of Business Development and Brand Partnerships, TUSHY about their career backgrounds and advice to jobseekers. Here's our recap of key takeaways during the event.
Want to know more about our individual panelist's stories? We'll be spotlighting each of their career backgrounds and job advice on the blog in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!
Whether you’ve made resolutions or not, this time of year encourages all of us think about ways that we can be the happiest, best versions of ourselves—and a having crappy, soul-sucking job won’t help.
If finding a new job is your ticket to a happy 2019, we’ve put together a few quick and easy things you can do right now to make sure you’re ready to get the startup gig you’ve been dreaming about. Not looking quite yet? No worries—this is something that every job seeker can use no matter what time of the year they start their search.
This time of year can be quite busy—you know, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and, of course, catching up on sleep. But if you’re home for the holidays this winter, you may want to set aside some time for job searching, especially if you’re looking to make a job change in 2019. Here are a few ways to make sure that your job hunt isn’t hibernating this holiday season.
Sometimes we find ourselves in a moment when we feel stuck, or frustrated, or simply confused about our career choices, which can cause us to second guess what the heck it is we’re actually doing with our lives. Cue the panic about career paths, bank accounts, and…destiny. But before you spiral off into thoughts of the great unknown, let’s walk you through how you can take advantage of the great uncertainty you’re facing.
A recent survey revealed that 50 percent of people who don’t volunteer say it’s because of work commitments. Fortunately, many companies nowadays are making it easier for their employees to stay dedicated to work while also giving back to their communities. Just look at these 10 startups that offer paid volunteer time to their employees! (P.S., they’re all hiring right now!)
In this interview series, we ask companies we love working with to give us some insight into what they’re all about. They’ll share how the company got started, what it's like to work there, and what makes them different. It’s your inside look to some of the coolest startups.
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Planning out your entire career can be an intimidating task. It’s kinda like asking yourself “Where do you see yourself in 10 years?” over and over again, and really, who wants to do that? But that’s where goal setting comes in. It may sound cliche, but setting and working towards goals not only will help progress your career, but it will also give you added benefits along the way. Ready to get started? These tips will help you kickstart your goal planning and put you on the way to success.
Unlimited vacation encourages employees to take a break whenever they need it and come back to work happier and more productive. It’s also, unsurprisingly, one of the perks that job seekers covet the most when searching for their next opportunities. These 10 startups located in NYC and San Francisco all offer unlimited vacation to their employees—and they’re all hiring right now!
Are you the type of person who always wants to make sure people are happy? Then customer success may be your calling. Although the world of customer success is a large one, a typical customer success role has the goal of increasing customer retention and loyalty through excellent service and support skills. We've rounded up seven customer success roles across the country that are all looking for superstar candidates like you. Check them out below!
Most people think December is the time to wind down, reflect, and slowly plan for the year ahead. But if you’re thinking about job searching in January, you may be surprised to learn that now's actually the best time to rev up your job search for a few reasons.
Travel is the best medicine for the soul...at least according to a super inspirational post we saw on Instagram last week. Unless you are one of those influencers getting paid to travel to exotic places every day, we’re gonna assume you can’t spend all day every day traveling (but if you are one of those influencers DM us. We have questions!). But you can do the next best thing and work for one of these awesome Bay Area travel startups hiring right now.
Like most things, learning isn’t quite what it used to be (remember what it was like to have to look something up in a book at the library?!). Also like most things, learning has gotten even easier than ever before—just think about how many resources we have at our literal fingertips when we want to master a news skill or understand difficult concepts more easily. That’s why education startups (like the five NYC-based ones we’re about to tell you about) need brilliant employees just like you! Check out which education startups are ready to add your name to their attendance sheets.
Working for a nonprofit can help you grow your career and also make a positive impact. Who doesn’t like the sound of that? Finding the right job at the right organization doesn’t have to be a challenge, especially since the San Francisco Bay Area has plenty of incredible nonprofits all looking for candidates like you. We’ve assembled a list of five amazing nonprofits hiring in San Francisco right now.
Whether you’re looking to work for a Fortune 500 giant or a newly-founded startup, NYC is home to it all. This includes hundreds of nonprofit organizations that are all dedicated to making a positive impact on the world. If you’re looking for a role that’s tied to a cause that’s near and dear to your heart, you’re in luck. These five NYC-based nonprofitare hiring for some great positions, including everything from marketing to finance.
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