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Weekly Brief: Breaking up with Big Tech

Politicians the world over (at least those not focused on Brexit shenanigans, sigh) have been taking shots at “Big Tech” this week, joining in protest at what they consider to be the ever-increasing monopolies of Google, Amazon and Facebook, and decreasing competition in the tech market. Check out this week’s Weekly Brief for a collection of interesting news articles on breaking up the ‘big tech’ firms, plus a curated selection of our finest startup jobs!

Startup Skills: making Hard Skills easy

Welcome to the first of our mini-series on key startup skills for jobseekers. What are they? Why are they important? How do you demonstrate them in your next startup application? We’ve collated some of the best resources and tips for building up your portfolio of hard skills so you can perfect your startup CV.

IWD: Five female founders you can find on Work in Startups

Gender diversity in tech, specifically in startups, has been a hot button issue in the last week or so. The rather depressing bottom line is that women remain under-represented in the field. Rather than letting this dampen our spirits on International Women’s day, at Work in Startups we wanted to showcase some of the high-flying female-founded startups that are flouting the statistics.

Weekly Brief: Awkward Turtle! Some Inconvenient Truths…

In anticipation of International Women’s Day we’ve been championing women at Work in Startups. But there remains an inconvenient truth that we aren’t, as a collective, doing enough to get more women into tech jobs. It is fundamentally very awkward – a sentiment that also resonates (albeit to different degrees) when you hear about misleading claims of “AI” within startups, or of reports that our tech and smart phone addiction is becoming a huge contributor to global warming. Have a flick through our round-up of inconvenient truths!

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 […]

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