Choosing to Join a Startup

Welcome back to Launchpad, a newsletter about the hiring process from finding a job to just figuring out what the heck you want to do for a living. If you’re finding these emails helpful, please share this with friends! Share the link http://email.hedayatnia.com/?ref=1stsubs to keep this thing growing. 🚀 A case study of one of the best new startups out … Read more…

Find Your Why

(Also, thank you to the following people for helping me proofread and edit this piece: Teresa Pho, April Shin, Brian Chan, Anna McMurchy, Danil Kolesnikov, Charlotte Chen, Jessica Zhou, Samuel Stowers, Akshay Chalana, Jasmine Sun, Emily Huang, and Angela Liu.) Everyone seems to have a different set of rules to “be successful” in life. Some, believe in maximizing short-term gains to achieve … Read more…

How to crack the job search process, not just the coding interview.

(This is an abridged version of the Launchpad newsletter — to see the full issue, click here.) In Issue 2 of this newsletter, I talked about how companies read resumĂ©s and what criteria they typically look for while skimming applications. As a quick reminder, here’s what I wrote: At my last company, we claimed that candidate-job fit had to do with four factors: … Read more…