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My God, it's full of jobs!

My God, it's full of jobs!

My personal story about changing from an employee, to a freelancer and then to a start-up worker. Why working in a start-up is now much more attractive than it was before? Where are all the jobs anyway?

Zaharenia Atzitzikaki

December 10, 2012
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  1. My God,
    it’s full of jobs!
    OpenCoffee Heraklion, December 2012

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  2. My God,
    it’s full of jobs!
    OpenCoffee Heraklion, December 2012

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  3. Mistake #1
    No clients

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  4. Mistake #2
    No projects

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  5. Mistake #3
    No money

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  6. Tip #1
    Connect

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  7. Find your peers.
    E-mail them.

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  8. Create networks,
    not cliques.

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  9. Be there.
    Don’t be everywhere.

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  10. Tip #2
    Get involved

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  11. Get yourself out there.

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  12. Learn.
    Help others learn.

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  13. Don’t be a jackass.

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  14. Tip #3
    Act now

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  15. The “perfect moment”
    does not exist.

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  16. Your life.
    Only one chance at it.

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  17. You must create your
    dream job.

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  18. Opportunities

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  19. If you work on the
    web and you complain
    about the financial crisis,
    you do something wrong.
    Thanos Papavasileiou
    UpNorth Conference

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  20. Five years ago
    Limited options

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  21. Either work in corporate
    or freelance.

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  22. Few start-ups.

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  23. Limited funding options.

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  24. Today
    Options galore

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  25. Think global.

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  26. Freelance. Work in a
    start-up. Sell digital goods.

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  27. Jobs?
    They’re out there!

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  28. Facebook link to group
    FACEBOOK.COM/GROUPS/
    STARTUP.JOBS.GR

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  29. Workable helps
    companies manage their
    entire hiring process
    online.
    http://workablehr.com

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  30. Nikos
    CEO
    Spyros
    CTO

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  31. Nikos
    CEO
    Spyros
    CTO
    Giannis
    Developer

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  32. Nikos
    CEO
    Spyros
    CTO
    Giannis
    Developer
    Zaharenia
    Designer

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  33. Myrto
    Account Manager

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  34. Myrto
    Account Manager
    Welcome!

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  35. Working in a start-up

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  36. Find it. Believe it.

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  37. Start-ups !=
    old-school corporate

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  38. Teamwork is everything.

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  39. Satisfaction

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  40. Looking for a job?
    We’re hiring!

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  41. CAREERS.WORKABLEHR.COM/
    JOBS/2

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  42. Thank you!
    You’re awesome.
    Zaharenia Atzitzikaki (@sugarenia)
    UI designer
    http://sugarenia.com • http://workablehr.com

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