“By far the most common mistake startups make is to solve problems no one has.” – Paul Graham The first step in building a product people love is to identify a problem that some group of people have. Solutions to clearly defined customer pain points make for the most compelling value propositions. You don’t need […]
The job-hunting process can be long and drawn out. Many people battle their way through CV-writing and application forms, only to fall at the final hurdle. Interviews can be stressful – however, there are some steps you can take to improve your chances of getting the job. Follow these dos and don’ts to find interview […]
Interview with Paul Costello about starting his business Agency 180. This is part eight of the ten part series. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview! Interview Series Sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance. Hiscox specializes in protecting IT/technology, marketing, consulting, health and beauty, photography and many other professional […]
We founded Tag Digital, a digital agency two years ago and ever since have regularly received messages from eager students, graduates, designers, developers and other agency folk looking for work. It’s not that long ago that I was in that same position so I always try to offer some constructive advice if we don’t have […]
Organizations hire new employees because they have to satisfy essential demands. They need something they currently don’t have. You are the potential solution to their problem. As you explore job opportunities and snag interviews, don’t overlook the advantages you can gain from getting a solid grasp on a company’s pain points. The more you understand […]
Advice on how to start a business from those who’ve been there. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview! Today, we are announcing a new interview series here on Under30CEO sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance. This interview series will focus on ambitious young entrepreneurs from across the […]
Interview with young entrepreneur Sachin Kamdar on starting his business Pars.ly.
This is part one of the ten part series. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview!
Ok, you know all the basics of interviewing that first job or even that better job. Do research on the company. Dress appropriately. Arrive on time. Listen. Ask questions. Follow-up. It’s a simple formula that is basically common sense when you think about it. So why do interviewees fail at getting a job? It’s because […]
In 2005, Catherine and Dave Cook were 15 and 16 respectively when they came up with the concept for myYearbook. With a $250,000 investment from their older brother Geoff, they worked with overseas developers to launch myYearbook.com. They went from being normal high school students, to staying up until 3 AM in the morning working […]