Tag: business

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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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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First Day at Work at a Startup

MultiTouch is a Finland based high-tech company specializing in large interactive screens. MultiTouch employs some 50 people with six of them working in the U.S. The company is currently experiencing high growth with its market leader technology all over the world. Monday 6.30am. “BZZZZZZZZZ!” My cellphone alarm starts buzzing. Time to

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Building a portfolio site

Here’s something for folks planning to apply to Startup Life. A lot of people have made their own portfolio websites to support their application and to stand out from the LinkedIn-only crowd. Especially for business students and designers it’s also a great way to demonstrate some knowledge in basic web

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Being the Business person in a Startup

So you decided to join a startup, but don’t have the slightest idea about your role in the organization. While everybody else is focused on building the perfect product, coding, designing and producing away, you’ll feel like the black sheep of the family. How is your success measured compared to

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Anna at Asema "Stepping out of the comfort zone"

Sometimes life goes into unexpected paths. For me that unexpected path was to go and work in marketing for a technology start up called Asema Electronics this summer. Asema produces devices which makes a home truly energy efficient. With Asema’s products you can control your home appliances but also monitor how much you

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No (more) resumes

Some have wondered why we”re only interested in your online presence and those 50 words you submit. Here”s why. Resumes are dead. Seriously, it”s time to move on from the nicely designed word/keynote/pdf documents. Instead we really encourage you to take the time and concentrate on building your web presence. 

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