There are more and more young people interested to work in Startups. I don’t wonder why. Startups are hot, creative and always interested to recruit talents.
Startup jobs are demanding but the rewards are worth it in terms of learning and professional development. However, to secure a startup job could be challenging.
If you don’t know anything about startups and you don’t speak the ‘startup language’, it could be hard to figure out how to go about actually doing that.
I’ve spent my last three years working in startups and changed my job three times in the last two years. I’ve had dozens of interviews with startups and accelerators across the Europe.
Before starting the research, you need to decide what are you really looking for, because there are many opportunities in the market. However, just a few of them will turn out to be the right fit. To dig more into the topic, check out an old blog post about How to choose a job.
Here’s my top 10 best sites you can use to find a cool startup job in Europe
Escapethecity.org promotes a very cool concept dedicated especially to corporate employees who are ready to make big career changes. For enthusiastic people interested to try something new, this is the right place to search.
Recently launched, Jobbatical is promoting intercultural collaboration around the world. They connect companies with young, talented people, ready to live and work abroad for a year.
WorkInStartups is the place where startups are matched with talented candidates. It was launched in 2011 and now, is perhaps, one of the most popular startup job websites in London.
This is one of the best sites to look for a startup job in Germany, especially in Berlin, which has one of the most promising startup Ecosystem in Europe.
Rocket Internet is not a job website but is definitely the best place to apply for a startup job in Germany. It’s on the mission of becoming the world’s largest Internet platform outside United States and China. The platform is addressing massive and fast-growing market opportunities driven by global market megatrends, is backed by international blue chip investors and has a network of active companies in more that 110 countries.
This is a global company builder focused on AdTech, Big Data, and FinTech industries. HitFox offers career opportunities for both experienced entrepreneurs and ambitious talent.
A sort of Cupid of careers – their aim is to make long-term connections between top young professional talent and some of the world’s hottest and fast-growing startups.
F6s is a good place where you can post or apply for startup jobs and program accelerators. This is the Founders network with the highest-ranked Startup programs globally, 5,700+ Startup orgs, 110k Startups and 1k+ deals.
AngelList is a platform for startups started by the dudes who do Venture Hacks. On the platform you can browse for startups, investors, and startup jobs.
We probably all know about the world’s largest professional network with 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Through the site you can access companies, jobs and the updates you are interested in.
Now, here’s how you can use LinkedIn in order to get fast results.
First, decide what type of job and company are you interested in. Then, make sure that you have a complete, comprehensive and well-organised LinkedIn profile. When you find cool job offers, apply on the job website but, way better, search the company on LinkedIn and try to directly connect with HR Managers, Founders and even CEO’s.
LinkedIn is a very trust worthy network among professionals and people will appreciate the extra effort you put in, to connect with the company and show your interest.