Landing a job at a startup

, Helping startups on a daily basis @LererVentures

There are countless books written about interviewing, and thousands of self-proclaimed experts who try to prep us. Those types of resources have certainly helped job candidates around the world land the job of their dreams, but outdated interview advice & tips aren't always useful. The reality is that jobs are more competitive than ever before and the traditional interview is changing, especially in the startup world.

You’re not going to land the perfect job by just having a solid resume anymore, you need to find ways to differentiate yourself. Learn how to bring "Gifts", the things that resumes will never be able to communicate. They’re the ideas, the relationships, the execution, the intangibles that are impossible to capture on paper. This class will teach you how to prove that you can do the job better than anyone else starting immediately.

Note: This will be a short lecture, followed by Q&A and a break-out session where students can begin to practice the principles covered in class.

Schedule
  • Interviewing: Come Bearing Gifts

    Lerer Ventures

    560 Broadway Suite 308
    New York, NY

    Sep
    20
    Thu, September 20th, 2012

    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

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Steve Schlafman

Helping startups on a daily basis @LererVentures

I'm a Principal at Lerer Ventures, and was previously VP of Business Development at Stickybits Inc. / Turntable.fm and Director of Venture Investments at The Kraft Group, a diversified holding company focused on sports & entertainment, paper & packaging, real estate development, and private equity.

Prior to The Kraft Group, I worked at Massive Inc. and Microsoft in a variety of Business Development, Strategy and Corporate Finance roles. I graduated with highest honors from Northeastern University.

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