This fall, dozens of industry-disrupting, high-growth NYC companies are looking to expand, so we’re bringing you this list of startup standouts and the roles they’re looking to fill. If you want to snag a fresh startup gig before Thanksgiving, these are the NYC startups hiring this fall:
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Contributed by Eric Goldschein, Editor at Fundera. Updated 8/11/2021.
The number one reason we work where we work is because our jobs give us the salary and benefits we need to live. The second reason? According to Planted's 2019 Talent Trends Report, it’s company culture. The best way for companies to differentiate themselves is by offering cultures that promise positivity, transparency, and opportunities for growth.
As a job seeker, how can you tell whether a company walks the walk or is just talking the talk? What should be on your company culture checklist to ensure you’re not wasting your time somewhere you won’t be a fit? Here are seven ways to tell that a company’s culture is right for you.
There’s a lot of hype around getting into a startup career. Plenty of startup veterans have forged paths to success, but what’s the reality? Although working at a startup may seem appealing, how can you know if it’s right for you? On June 24th, we co-hosted a panel with Stacklist featuring Bilyana Freye, co-founder and CEO of Hoppin, Adrian Ryan, employee #2 at General Assembly, Michelle Suconick, Head of Communications at Ro, and Susan Zheng, co-founder of Planted. They answered tons of questions and shared their advice for navigating challenges when breaking into startups.
Our co-founder Connie Wong sat down with startup leaders from Zocdoc, KeyMe, and The Drone Racing League to gather insights on how to take the best, most decisive actions for maximum growth. Check out their tips on scaling your team for success.
When Catherine Balogun got matched to a temporary Customer Support Representative role at Zola on Planted, she knew right away that she had found "the one." We recently spoke with her about her job search, interview experience, and how she was able to turn her time as a temporary role into a full-time one with the support of her Zola family. Read on about Catherine's experience for tips & takeaways when it comes to transforming your current role into a long-term career move.
According to Kevin, the best way to celebrate IDOA is to perform a feat of awesomeness, which is completely open to interpretation. “You can do something new that you’ve been meaning to try but keep putting off, something that seems scary, something kind, or celebrate someone else’s awesomeness, just to name a few," he says. "The most important thing is that you have fun doing it!”
Here are some of the awesome things we did this past weekend!
Not all career paths run in straight lines. 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. Read more about how Ted Conbeer, SVP of Strategy at MakeSpace, found his way to startups—and why he hasn’t looked back since.
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.
After the year we've all had, we definitely deserve a break. If you've been hard at the job search for a while or just can't seem to draw yourself away from that big project, we get it — it's tough to find time to decompress with so much going on. Even if this holiday looks much different than the years before, we want to remind you that it's necessary to unplug for a bit and enjoy this time with your loved ones.
Just because you're taking a break, though, doesn't mean your progress has to suffer. There are plenty of ways to rest and refocus this holiday season that will help you maintain productivity in the long-run. 2021 might just be your comeback year, so make sure you're getting yourself set up for success. Here's why and how it's important to avoid work during your holiday break:
It's that time of year again! The holidays are rolling around quickly and we know the next couple of months can be quite busy—you know, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and, of course, catching up on some well-deserved 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 2022. Here are a few ways to make sure that your job hunt isn’t hibernating this holiday season.
If you've recently found yourself stuck, frustrated, or simply confused about your career choices, don't panic — this is totally normal! Let’s walk you through how you can take advantage of the great uncertainty you’re facing.
Chances are, you've already got the necessary tools in your toolbox to make the big pivot, and we're here to help. Making a career switch can feel daunting, especially late in the game, but these careful considerations will help get you on a smooth path to loving your job again.
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!)