Sorry handwritten covering letter, but I hate you. And so does the industry. The biggest driver in recent years for recruitment was technological advancement. If you’ve been reading my blog every week (and if not, why not?) then you’ll know that I’ve spent a fair bit of time researching and analyzing trends in recruitment and tech. You may have also picked up on my mix … Continue reading New wave of recruitment.
It somehow feels like the tech industry values respect for the competition, rather than: “don’t speak, don’t look, don’t share” attitude. Continue reading It is OK to appreciate competition.
The gig-economy was just a warning shot. Say good bye to recruitment agencies! Did you know that in 2016 1 in 6 of the UK workforce was registered as self-employed? That’s 4.79 million people. It’s rising too, between March and May last year there were around 300,000 people registered as self-employed. The reason for this? Two words: Gig. Economy. Proceeded by what is known as … Continue reading The gig-economy
I am a woman and you should not care. Just like I don’t. Continue reading My name is Justyna Nowicka. I am the CEO of Aspireapp.co and I am… A Woman.
As a founder of a start-up there are certain things you must do, things you need to have: Demand for your product or service. What is it that you can provide, that someone will actually pay for? Competition indicating a market. Namely, indication of market inefficiency. The best start-ups tend to target a market that has not yet sufficiently met the need or desire for … Continue reading What you must and what you need.
Should you bother to even start with the rule book in the first place? I recently had the great pleasure of attending Tech Crunch’s London meet up & pitch off during the London 2017 Unbound Festival. A fast paced and eminently engaging experience wherein we witnessed a series of promising start-ups give concise one-minute elevator pitches to a panel of judges. Listening to the pitches … Continue reading Throw away the rule book.