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How to find a job at a tech startup and decide if you want to take it

Take a creative approach to getting your resume in front of hiring managers at startups and be ready to ask tough financial questions

IT professionals who don’t live in traditional tech hot spots have more job opportunities now that remote work has become the norm. 

If you are interested in working for a startup focused on machine learning, quantum computing, or 5G technology, you’ll need to be creative in your job search. Four tips for IT pros who want to make a jump to the world of tech startups. First, you have to know how to find the opportunity and market yourself. The  next challenge is to figure out whether the  job is a good fit.

  1. Track what VCs are chasing
  2. Find a social platform and participate
  3. Be prepared to ask difficult questions
  4. Networking advice for introverts:

Build context in advance: Read the company’s website, check out the CEO’s social media accounts, and read news about the company.Have questions ready: Ask about the company’s technology or current projects and come up with big-picture questions as well about management philosophy.
Follow up: Send an email thanking the person for his or her time and connect on LinkedIn.

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Pemo Theodore

Pemo is a Media Publisher & Event Producer. She is CoFounder/CEO Silicon Valley TV She is the Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley & organizes Bay Area FinTech meetup: Silicon Valley FinTech meetup & Blockchain Music meetup with almost 3k members. She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups 7 years. She video interviews venture capitalists & angel investors & FinTech experts. She partners with videographers to cover San Francisco Bay area startup conferences & meetups with livestreaming, video & foto packages Silicon Valley TV She is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 14 years. She has been in small business for 46 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia. She also published a free ebook (the findings of 1 year research from VCs, angels & women founders) “Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation” She was TheNextWomen‘s most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington Post

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