Both a start-up and an MBA will offer you a business education. You’ll be exposed to all facets of participating in, and in some cases running, an organization. Due to the time constraints, it’s difficult to do both at the same time.
That said, does the business knowledge you receive either from an MBA or a start-up supercede each other? Here are the essential pros and cons:
Internships at start-ups offer unique advantages over their corporate counterparts. Interns often have more responsibility, and are exposed to a wider range of business functions.
Perhaps most important, many start-up interns work directly with, and learn from, company founders and executives. Intimidated? Not you! Start-up executives are just people, right? More than that, they are people who both want and need their interns to succeed – and to contribute to the company’s success.
In other ways, however, you’ll need to adapt – fast – to thrive (or sometimes even to survive) as a start-up intern.
Here are some simple suggestions on interning effectively with start-up executives:
You got called in for an interview. Finally, the job search may be coming to an end. Before you say “yes” however, you need to address fully a crucial question:
Will you be happy working there?
Your answer depends on many factors, including the company’s culture…
Our friends at YEC asked members of their council this question from a reader… we thought the answers were enlightening for members of the YouTern community. Read on!
Question: What’s one unusual skill employees need to get promoted faster at a start-up or small biz?
“Search Engine Optimization Specialist”, “Mobile App Developer” and “Digital Media/Blogger” are just some of the contemporary positions companies are looking to fill in 2013. Finding the right candidate, however, can be easier said than done… especially since many of these jobs didn’t exist just a few years ago.
In this world of social networks, Twitter, iPads and smartphones, companies must change the way they find this new type of talent. From building a social media presence to tapping professional networks, here’s how to recruit right in 2013…
Our friends at YEC asked members of their council this entrepreneurship-related question from a reader… we thought the answers were enlightening. Read on!
Question: I’m considering working at a startup, but the money’s not as good. What kind of benefits does startup work offer outside of salary?