April 2018

In that funny in-between time after you’ve celebrated the end of exams, finished packing up your uni room and retreated to your parents’ kitchen table to plan your next move, there’s something reassuringly familiar about the big, well-known grad schemes. Whether it’s the Fast Stream, Teach First or a rotation programme around a top investment bank, grad schemes carry a faint whiff of the institution you’ve just left- with their promises that you’ll join as part of a cohort of...

Alex O’Brien is a Talent Manager and our resident early-stage startup specialist. In this interview, he explains why an understanding of series funding really matters when you're choosing the right career for you. Why did you want to talk about startup funding? Because it’s so important, and so poorly-understood. The stage of funding that a company is in tells you a huge amount about it- what it’s doing, its success to date, and what it would be like to work there. Recruiters...