Taking a job at a startup has always been considered a riskier move than working for a company that’s been around for a while, has a track record of success, and has weathered a storm or two.Contrary to what you might think, joining a startup isn’t necessarily a more risky move than a corporate job, even during a pandemic. Even major corporations had layoffs in 2020, and some startups have been able to pivot more quickly than their larger competitors. But especially when the state of the world is so uncertain, it’s important to know what you’re walking into before you accept a new job.
1. Assess the Industry as a Whole
2. Understand the Business Model (and Pivot Plan)
3. Do Some Digging on the Founders
4. Review the Financials
5. Assess the Culture
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