Startup life is not really the best option for most people. Frankly speaking, you will get paid less than you would if you work in a nice stable job than in a startup. However, there are also some advantages working in startup nowadays.
You need to evaluate yourself first in order to make sure that you will not regret your current job over a startup company.
Is Money your priority?
Well, if money is not an issue, and you are not the type who wanted to be the richest man in the grave, then, startup is good for you.
Do you value experience more over money?
You will learn a lot from your work experience in a startup compared working in a corporate world. If you are young and you are looking for new challenges and you are free from college debt, then you can survive working in a startup.
Bureaucracy is not for you?
If you like testing ideas, flexible work schedule and only one or no meetings per week, then you might enjoy working in a startup.
Now that you have evaluated yourself, and you are more convinced that you will have a happy working life in a startup, let us move on how you will get hired in a startup.
Landing a job in a startup is not easy. There will be a lot of competitions out there than what you expect. Considering startups usually have limited budgets, they tend to become extremely selective in recruiting and hiring new talents. Here are some tips on how you can get pass through their selections:
Show your passion in the business or in what you do. However, as mentioned before, wonderful perks, full benefits, and huge salary are usually not offered in startups. Better make sure that these things are not the one driving your passion to become productive and excellent in what you do.
Startups are very selective in getting new talents. They wanted to make sure that you are really the best person for the job and that you will be able to fit into any group and excel in what you do.
You also need to make sure that you know the company’s vision, and you also believe in it. Startup’s company vision is usually the best goal you can set in order to become excellent in that company. You will get a lot of achievements if you put into heart the company’s goals and vision as they also become yours.