Making the Right Career Move - How to Assess A Startup Offer?

Updated: Mar 5

TalentSeer & Women In Big Data Career Coaching Meetup


High-tech startups in Silicon Valley are offering exciting career opportunities every day. While getting a startup job offer can be exhilarating and relieving, accepting a startup offer would require careful evaluation of the whole package - compensation, equity, benefits, responsibilities, risks, and long-term pay-off. It is important to understand exactly what a startup offer entails to make the right career move.


This meetup hosted by TalentSeer aims to prepare you with the essential knowledge to assess a startup offer comprehensively and to share experience & advice from professionals who have worked in both corporate and startup environments.


Participants at "How to Assess A Startup Offer" meetup (12/5/2019, Sunnyvale, CA)

Event Details

  • Date & Time: 12/5 5:30 - 8:00 pm

  • Location: Robin.ly Office (Sunnyvale, CA)


Agenda


5:30 - 6:00 pm Check-in & Networking


6:00 - 6:10 pm Welcome & Introduction (Regina Karson @ Women In Big Data

& Margaret Laffan @ TalentSeer)


6:10 - 6:40 pm The Essence of A Startup Offer (Lorry Tang @ TalentSeer)

[Download Slides] [Listen to Podcast]

  • Different types & stages of startups and important aspects to consider

  • Examples of startup offers (cash, stock, risk, etc.)

  • How to compare startup vs. corporate offers



6: 40 - 7:20 pm Panel discussion: Lessons Learned & What to Expect

Professionals with both startup & corporate experience and startup HR managers will share what can be expected with a startup offer and their own career experience.

[Listen to Podcast]

  • Tina Kung, VP of product @ IngageApp

  • Brianna Swanson, Director, People Ops @ Kindred

  • Sena Zorlu, Investment Associate @ Kubera Venture Capital

  • Margaret Laffan, VP of Business Development @ TalentSeer (Moderator)





7:20 - 7:40 pm Q&A


7:40 - 8:00 pm Mingle & Networking



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