Tag: advice on applying

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

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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?

It’s not always straightforward to say how long the entire process takes from the point you submit an application and get accepted to the point you’re booking flights and finding a flat. However, as a rule of thumb you should reserve at least 4 months for the entire circus. 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”

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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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