Working for a Start-Up company can be fun! The scene reminds me of how one of my Sergeants once described his role: “…like a blank canvas where you supply the paint and brushes, but I paint the picture!”
Launching a new company can be like that. Everything is new, the plans have been made, and you get to be a part of creating a whole new company.
Most Start-Ups can be described like this:
So, what does this mean for the Veteran looking for a new career?
Start-Ups mean OPPORTUNITY! And, I mean ground-floor opportunity for those willing to take a huge risk in many cases!
But, what specific traits do Veterans have that might fit well into a Start-Up company?
I invite you to take some time and think about whether or not a Start-Up work environment is right for you. Here’s a set of links that might help you discover some potential career opportunities in a Start-Up:
Killer Startups: http://www.killerstartups.com/about/
Forbes Magazine: http://www.forbes.com/startups/
500 Startups: http://500.co/startups/
So, whether you plan to work for a Start-Up or create one, let’s hear your thoughts on this topic!
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