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Hiring for Happiness

Over the last few years the press has reported on the emergence of so-called ‘Chief Happiness Officers’ in Silicon Valley – but has this phenomenon broken the UK Startup market? We think so, but not in quite the same way… At Work in Startups we have noticed a rise in the use of “happiness” as a descriptive term within startup roles and job ads at all levels (not just within management positions).

Weekly Brief: The minotaur, the myth, the legend

(Weekly Brief) Our weekly roundup of interesting startup news and the hottest jobs on Work in Startups – as circulated in our newsletter. This week: even more startup parlance for you – Dragons, Unicorns, Zebras and now Minotaurs. Have the animal names gone too far? Animals were a big feature of wider tech news with interesting developments with smart bees, lab-cultured meet and pig mapping! Read on.

Getting the most out of your Work In Startups ad!

Great, so you’ve posted your latest job ad(s) on the Work In Startups platform and are all set. Surely there’s nothing more you can do before the startup applicants come streaming in, right? Wrong! Here are three immediate (and free!) things you can do to help increase your job’s candidate exposure. Whether you’re hiring for […]

Startup News and New Startups

Have  a startup  interview coming up and want to dazzle with a witty aside about the next big thing in tech? Want to impress your colleagues with informed and intelligent water cooler chat? Were you  recently asked your top five up-and-coming unicorns, and blanked? This is for you… Here are some things to consider when […]

What You Should Always Do After Your Job Interview

    You just had your job interview. Everything went well, you got the interviewer excited and you pretty much think you’ve nailed it. But what happens after a job interview is as important as what happens during it. Here are some things that could increase your chances of actually getting the job. Scroll down […]

Startup Quote of the Week

  This week’s quote comes from a very experienced entrepreneur who has a unique view of what work should be like. His positive attitude towards work has helped him throughout his career as he became one of the most successful entrepreneurs. So why not have fun at work?      

Don’t Let Your Resume Stand in the Way of Your Dream Career

In the job seeking world a resume is even more than a business card. It’s the first impression that the employer gets and as a candidate you have to compete for the recruiter’s attention and stand out in a sea of other applicants. This is no easy feat, especially when a job is in high […]

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