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Breaking Into Startups!

  • 26 Oct 2016
  • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Fisher Center -- 19 East 31st Street, 10016
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      Breaking Into Startups!

Looking for ways to break into a startup? Connie Wong, co-founder & COO of Planted, will share her founder story and discuss the roles, expectations, and tips for how to break into the startup world. Whether you’re a current student, recent grad, or looking to make a change in your career, you’ll learn what to expect and how to stand out in pursuing a job at a startup.

 
 Topics of this talk include:
  • Lessons learned from founding Planted and how to get started building your own startup
  • Benefits of joining a startup and the roles that exist for non-tech backgrounds
  • What to expect working in a startup environment, from hours to compensation to growth opportunities
  • The qualities that startups look for when building their teams
  • Tips for recent grads and career transitioners for landing a job at a startup
 
Connie Wong is co-founder and COO of Planted, a startup re-imagining talent matchmaking for growing companies and recent grads. Prior to Planted, Connie made the jump from management consulting to leading product development at MeetMoi, a mobile dating startup that was acquired by Match.com. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she loves hiking, biking and all things outdoors.

This event is free for WhitmanNYC members and $10 for non-members. 
 
About Planted
Planted helps you discover and get your foot in the door at the best startup jobs. We're a talent platform that connects recent grads and young professionals to non-technical positions at high-growth startups. Instead of scrolling through endless job boards to find jobs you’re actually interested in, we send you a batch of a few awesome jobs each day curated to you. It's an effortless way to discover opportunities at amazing startups, even if you don't have a design or coding background. Learn more at www.planted.com.
    Top photo courtesy of Gil Salk Photography

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