Are ESOPs going to make you rich?

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?
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Five tips to ensure career success when you negotiate salary for your next job

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
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Spot good (and bad) companies before applying

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.
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Are you really free?

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?
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ESOPs: Understanding stock options in startup companies

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
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Here’s what you missed in India’s largest online blockchain gathering

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
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