It seems like every week, there’s a new startup with a mission to revolutionize the way we eat ice cream or make everyday tasks a little easier. Working with these young companies is a different experience when compared with working for a company like IBM or Nike, which have been around for quite some time and have an established presence in their respective markets. Understanding how they differ is the first step in figuring out where you would be a better fit.
Every year, South by Southwest (SXSW) brings people from all kinds of industries together to throw one of the country’s most anticipated creative conferences. SXSW describes itself as an event put together to “celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.”
A look at this year’s schedule shows the abundance of panels, parties, talks, and exhibits. It might seem a bit intimidating at first, with hundreds of listings for artists, films, and discussions filling the 10-day event that takes place in Austin, TX from March 10 to 19.
In June, the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU) and has led to a series of mixed reactions and emotions. While it is definitely a transformative decision, the interest comes with a lot of uncertainty mainly for businesses, employees, and job seekers. Moreover, Brexit has huge effects on investments.