How to get into EdTech?
Important is a high level of education – not only „beautiful shell“, but also the banal literacy and ability to present themselves. And, of course, the desire to engage in the socially-oriented product.
If you do not have experience yet, you are proactive, ready to work a lot and productively, a basic resume and a cover letter that will set you apart.
If you are a professional and still want to work in a socially-oriented sector, you should look at EdTech. Where do you start?
1/ Analyze the market, look at the main players. There are now many companies in the segment that work for different audiences. Determine for yourself which educational product and company you are more responsive to.
2/ Find the people from the selected pool of companies. Talk to them, ask what goals and objectives the companies are facing, what profile they are looking for, what they are looking for in the first place.
3/ Analyze the candidate’s profile in the selected companies and your own – find the „white spots“ and evaluate how you can close them and in what time frame. Evaluate the financial conditions that EdTech offers. Large companies often offer competitive salaries, but still do not expect education companies to pay as much as they do in the financial sector. If you are going to a startup, prepare yourself for the possibility of payroll downshifting.