Corporate world has always been attractive to most, driving aspiring professionals to apply to well known giants globally. That was until the evolution of entrepreneurs disrupted the business landscape to shape the startup scene.
Now more and more experienced professionals in Hong Kong are making the transition from the safety net of their stable job to move into the unknown. Risky? Undoubtedly. Unpredictable? Of course. But do you learn the fundamentals of growing a business from conception to implementation? Hell yes!
For some, it's the adrenaline of being apart of the next unicorn, for others it's the simple draw of ditching the suit for ripped jeans! Either way, according to Marcus who joined Klook, it pays off to push yourself and build something from scratch...
My advice to people looking to join a startup would be to ask yourself if you’re ready to build the “machine” instead of being a cog in one. Don’t be afraid to fail because being too safe is what kills innovation, agility, and creativity