Tag: advice on applying

These Are the Skills You Need in a Tech Startup

What does it really take to work at a startup in San Francisco or Singapore, two of the world’s fastest tech hubs? 3- hour sleep rhythm and some black magic? Nope.     Quite average tech stack and a curious mind eager to learn. When applying for a startup job abroad

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Things to know when applying for a designer position

Many designers look to pursue the admirable high-cultural career path as a designer: design school in London or Milan, art history of Middle Europe, AD positions in organizations that let you learn from the best. Few designers get their education only to make their way to Silicon Valley and to draft

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How to shine in your business interview?

Interviews are like sales calls – situations where you can sell the best possible product: yourself. And just like you would never go to a customer call without some preparation, you really shouldn’t go to an interview either. Quite the opposite. We at Startuplifers pulled out some tips to help

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How long does the recruiting process take?

As a rule of thumb you should reserve at least 4 months for the process. It’s not straightforward to say how long it takes from the point you submit an application to Startuplifers and get accepted, to the point you’re sitting on a plain on your way to SF. As

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5 tips for job hunting for a non-technical position

Text and pictures: Pauliina Alanen, @palan3n If technology, future, startups, blockchain or AI interest you, but you’re not a huge tech nerd, don’t worry. You can still come to Silicon Valley. It just might be a bit more challenging (read: not advertised) to find out about the “open positions” as they’re

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How to tackle the startup job interview

A well-prepared interview is like setting one foot in the door already. The key points vary a bit depending on the position you’re applying. We conducted the best tips for you to prepare. Be aware of the time difference. The time difference in San Francisco is –10 hours. So 6–9

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J1 company transfer process by Juuso

Text by Juuso Haavisto Disclaimer: The following article is written for the participants of Startuplifers, a Finnish internship program, thus the advice might not be generally applicable for J1 transfers. For Startuplifers anything is possible. Sometimes you see a happy kitten looking at you while commuting, sometimes you run into

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