It’s only been five months into this year, but Indian startup employees have made more than $159 Million in ESOP buybacks. That’s nearly ₹1200 Cr. – around ₹1.2 Cr. per employee on average if we assume as many as 1000 employees participated in the buyback. This is the kind of number that can make anyone… Continue reading Are ESOPs going to make you rich?
When interviewing for a new role, how much you will be remunerated for your efforts is likely to be one of the main items on your list of priorities. Even though we don’t negotiate salaries anymore at Cutshort, most other companies do. And in our years of work with thousands of candidates – it’s the… Continue reading Five tips to ensure career success when you negotiate salary for your next job
We've put together this handy guide on what to look for when researching a company and how to evaluate it without necessarily spending hours interviewing with them.
If I were to list down the most common career mistakes people make, this one will perhaps take the top spot. And it is also one of the most fatal ones, so definitely deserves a post of its own. A short story first I met Aman recently. Like most engineers, he didn’t choose to be… Continue reading Candid Career Tip: Your career is a marathon, not a sprint
We wrote about the fast rise of Customer Success roles in India a while back. Personally, we at CutShort are big fans of the Customer Success function. We started focusing on this around 6 months back and have continuously improved our systems and processes since then. This focus has also led our team to join… Continue reading Report: Customer Success is emerging fast in India
Yesterday India celebrated its 71st anniversary of independence. This momentous occasion had Nikunj, our CEO, thinking over the idea of “freedom”, as applied to our professionals lives. Below, we are producing an email he shared with all the wonderful CutShort users yesterday. If you like it, please share it with the people you care about.… Continue reading Are you really free?
Employee Stock Option Plans (ESOPs) are not new in India. Infosys famously offered generous options to their employees and made hundreds of first time millionaires. It’s been several years since then and barring a few exceptions, there haven’t been success stories where employees got to share the wealth they contributed to building. There was a… Continue reading ESOPs: Understanding stock options in startup companies
We interact with thousands of professionals every week. Every now and then someone would ask about opportunities in blockchain area and we would send them the list of some blockchain companies hiring in India currently. But we sensed something was missing. We found that most professionals were confused by the recent cryptocurrencies hype and wondered… Continue reading Here’s what you missed in India’s largest online blockchain gathering
If you are here, I believe that you have a strong interest to understand what it takes to become a Data Scientist. I am writing this post because I see a tremendous amount of people in a dilemma and there is absolutely no information out there, but just countless articles on what online courses you… Continue reading No-nonsense guide to get into data science