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!
They say an education never goes to waste, but learning can happen both in and out of the classroom. For those pursuing more traditional, familiar paths in banking and consulting, it’s pretty standard to get your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree after a few years of working in the real world. But where does an MBA fit in if you’re working at a startup, where on-the-job learning can be both unpredictable and pretty darn comprehensive?
Before you drive yourself crazy thinking about what route to go down, consider what you'll get out of more school versus continuing on with a startup career. We’ll go over the most important questions that you should ask yourself before you commit.
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.
There’s having a job, and then there’s having a job at a startup. There’s nothing quite like the collaborative, fast-paced, and downright inspiring environment that a startup can provide. While some days are definitely more challenging than others, we can’t help but think about the things we’re so thankful to have at a startup—including the ones below.
A core part of any candidate’s offer package is the salary figure. In today’s competitive market, the salary is key to attracting and retaining top talent and represents what candidates’ varied skill sets, experience levels, and responsibilities are worth to your organization.
But figuring out salary ranges isn’t always an easy process—and we want to help. We’ve worked with thousands of innovative and growing companies over the years, and we’re excited to announce that we’re rolling out our very first Planted Startup Salary Guide in early 2019. To give you a sneak peek of what we’re working on, we’re sharing the average salary figures for the most in-demand business roles on Planted in 2018.
San Francisco is home to some of the most innovative startups around, and these four companies are no different. Whether you’re looking to join the skincare revolution or deliver amazing marketing solutions, these companies are all looking to hire awesome talent. Check out who’s hiring below!
Marketing is an exciting field that appeals to number crunchers and wordsmiths alike. Those in marketing analytics can find themselves doing deep dives into spreadsheets and the data behind customer acquisition and retention, while those in marketing communications often have job responsibilities that include planning and implementing a copy strategy to engage, inform, and draw users in. If you’re on the marketing team at a startup, there’s no doubt you’ll be an integral part in the company’s progress and growth. These 4 NYC startups are looking for marketing wizards just like you to fill these awesome roles now!
The San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the most innovative startups in the world. This include the 4 companies below, which range from a healthcare platform to a company disrupting the last-mile delivery industry. One thing they have in common? All are actively hiring for incredible roles spanning a variety of functions. Check them out below!
Sales is a dynamic career path: any given day involves a little sleuthing, a lot of phone calls, and the incomparable feeling of closing a deal and taking one step closer to crushing your goals. Doing sales at a startup adds another layer of excitement completely (check out this article if you want to know more about working sales at a startup!). Sound like your dream career path? These 4 NYC startups that are all looking for sales superstars just like you right now.
San Francisco is home to hundreds of incredible startups, and you don’t have to work at Silicon Valley’s tech giants to say goodbye to your sad desk salad and hello to free meals like shrimp scampi and coconut curry. Here are five startups in the San Francisco area that offer free daily meals (along with other amazing perks). Btw, they’re all hiring for some pretty sweet business roles, too.
Working in the Big Apple can burn a big hole in your wallet. Living and commuting costs aside, daily lunches can add up quickly (especially those $15 salads!). Luckily these days, many startups are beginning to offer employees free daily meals among other incredible perks, making for full employees with fuller wallets. Here are five New York City companies offering free lunch, snacks, and more—including awesome business roles some of them are hiring for right now!
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