I wrote this originally for Uberlin
If you’ve read the previous chapter of this guide, you should have identified the startup job of your dreams and be ready to apply.
If you haven’t found it, it probably means you’re being too picky and are doomed to become a homeless person while waiting to encounter the perfect job title (“Hairstylist at a horse beauty contest”)
But let’s assume you are ready to go.
Applying at an internet startup is a delicate process that you can’t afford to fuck up. Your whole career depends on this preliminary phase and in this second chapter of my guide I’ll focus on how to put together a spotless Curriculum Vitae.
STEP 1 – LAYOUT
Once upon a time the reign of CVs was ruled by an evil king called European Model. The European Model states that all the information inside a CV shall be divided into two columns and be presented in the most readable
(a.k.a. boring) way possible, as if to proudly scream to the world that we all have OCD.
Then the game changed. Recruiters were getting tired of
their job life after hours of going through the same, excruciatingly boring and anonymous documents and at the same time internet startups started understanding the value of differentiation and personality. Read More