This week’s articles identify five start-up work environment traits of which every job candidate should be aware, offer a lesson in “advocate advertising,” suggest methods for promoting leadership and building an effective team, and discuss eight start-up founders’ perspectives on growing a business.
5 Things You Need to Know Before Working at a Start-up – Elli Sharef, Washington Post
Working for a start-up is an invaluable experience, but you should be aware of these five things before you commit.
Start-up Teaches a Lesson in “Advocate Advertising” – Michael Heiss, Money Watch
Two Bald Dads, a snack foods start-up, teaches a lesson in ‘consumer pull versus wholesale push’ advertising.
How One Start-up Created an In-House Leadership Factory – Sean Blanda, Open Forum
Taking the time to teach and mentor your employees before they start working helps build a team of leaders.
8 Start-up Founders Reveal Their #1 User Acquisition Tactic – Eric Siu, Treehouse Blog
A list of eight ideas on how to grow your business once you’ve started up.