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Recruiting for your Startup - Part 4

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th November 2013
So this is the fourth part of our Recruiting for your Startup series and we've covered quite a few bases already in what is a very important process for you and your business. Missed any of the earlier posts? Simply check out the links at the bottom of this article for Parts 1-3. So, let’s take a moment to reflect We highlighted previously the importance of planning the logistics of your i...
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The Startacus Guide to social media competitions

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th November 2013
You cannot escape them…they are everywhere.    They began as something of a novelty - a happy quirk adding a bit of variety to your news feed, but now they have taken over!  We are of course talking about the overused and much lamented social media competition. Some of you will be wondering why our tone is so aggrieved, as you glide past such competitions with hardly a secon...
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How to source products for your popup shop

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th November 2013
If you are a regular visitor to Startacus, you will know that over recent weeks we have been outlining the specifics of setting up a popup shop with a renewed spirit and vigour. So far in the series we have brought you ‘How to set up a popup shop’, ‘How to select and secure a location for your popup shop’ and ‘The legalities of setting up a popup shop’.  No...
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Recruiting for your startup - shortlisting and planning

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th October 2013
In Part 1 of recruiting for your startup we discussed the logistics of employing a new staff member - for example working out where someone's going to sit and work. This might be all rather dull, but it is however an important cog in the recruitment process. In the second part of recruiting for your startup we returned, with pointers on creating that all important job description for your startup...
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Tips for Managing your To-Do List

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th October 2013
We've written lots about the importance of good business planning, time management, and creating to-do lists for your startup or your self employment business venture. However, it’s one thing creating to-do lists, planning or using to-do apps, but it’s another thing entirely keeping on top of your to-do list - especially when it’s changing every single day and at any one point in...
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How to be a Problem Solver - Part 2

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th October 2013
Self Starter of the Week Amy Manuel writes the second of her two part blog on How to be a problem solver when starting and running a business. The first part of How to be a Problem Solver can be found via the handy link provided. And so Amy returns and highlights her next three tips to help you and your business in the right direction... #4. Open Up Your World Having worked for the same company ...
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Do today what you keep writing to do tomorrow

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th October 2013
David Friel, Managing Director of the Entrepreneur Handbook gives Startacus four quick tips for entrepreneurs on getting done the things you need to do...Since setting up Entrepreneur Handbook about 10 months back the one enemy I have encountered on a frequent basis is avoidance. By this I mean when you avoid doing something because it’s boring or you haven’t exactly figured out how to...
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Recruiting for your startup - the job description

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th October 2013
Last week we started the first of our series of tips posts on recruiting for your startup by considering the basic setup - the logistics of the recruitment process in a sense. This was the part of the process that's often forgotten or not considered, but is still of vital importance. But Part 1 is only important if you actually go ahead and recruit. But recruit for what? Well in the second part ...
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Information on the Legal Issues of Setting up a Popup Shop

by: Startacus Admin ~ 23rd October 2013
The Legal issues of seting up a popup shopOver the past few weeks we have been undertaking the enormous task of compiling as much specific and detailed information about the process of setting up a popup shop as possible. Yesterday we talked about how to select and secure your pop up location and the many things that you need to consider. Today we will be doing valiant battle with the big boys - t...
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How to Select and Secure a Location for Your Popup Shop

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st October 2013
A couple of weeks ago we did a piece giving you lots of info on the kind of things you will need to consider before starting up a popup shop. Your response was phenomenal with many people requesting that we dig a little deeper into the logistics and specifics of the whole thing. Well folks, you spoke and we listened, so here it is, the first in our series of popup follow-ups. Today we’ll be ...
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How to be a Problem Solver

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st October 2013
Self Starter of the Week Amy Manuel writes the first of her two part blog on How to be a problem solver when starting and running a business... As I’m moving into the second year of my business, I’ve taken some time to reflect on the past 12 months. Time is precious when you’re starting out and the list is always long.  I’ve tried to do as many things as possible my...
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Recruiting for your startup

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th October 2013
So, fantastic, you're at the stage where you need to take that step and begin to recruit for your startup. Well that’s great, provided that you know all you need to do to made the right moves, make the right choices and tick the right boxes in running a competent and successful recruitment campaign.After all, while the processes may be similar, recruiting for a startup may differ quite a bit...
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