The fastest, fairest pathway to begin a career in tech
Earlywork is building the fastest, fairest pathway to begin a career in tech.
We run Earlywork Academy (earlywork.co/academy), Australia's first tech bootcamp with a job guarantee, starting with tech sales.
Alongside that, we run Earlywork Village (earlywork.co/community) , the #1 free careers community for early-career tech & startup talent in APAC, with 5000+ members
We're on a mission to close the education-careers gap.
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Snapshot of Earlywork
Earlywork is building the fastest, fairest pathway to begin a career in tech. We're on a mission to close the education-careers gap.
The market opportunity ahead for Earlywork
This year, we launched Earlywork Academy, Australia's first tech bootcamp with a job guarantee, starting with tech sales.
Already, 100% of the jobseekers from our first cohort landed offers, in an average of less than 4 weeks with average total compensation of $101k.
Our graduates have landed roles at companies like SafetyCulture, DocuSign, Databricks, Qualtrics & Datadog.
But we know the education-careers gap exists beyond sales and beyond Australia.
Over the next 12 months, we aim to:
- Expand to New Roles: We aim to replicate the early success of our tech sales bootcamp with a similar offering for another business-oriented role in tech.
- Expand to a New Region: We intend to launch our bootcamp in Singapore as a leading tech hub in APAC.
- We want to build a fast-track business school for the tech industry, globally.
If that opportunity fires you up, get in touch ;)
Why Earlywork is a great place to work
Our hiring philosophy as a startup is focused on hiring smart, early-career generalists and giving them an unusual amount of ownership and autonomy, as well as a high breadth of opportunities.
For instance, our first full time hire for the Academy, Ryan, has already had the chance to work on sales, content marketing, performance marketing, events, partnerships, user research and web design, and that's less than a year in!
In taking a community-led growth approach, employees at Earlywork get a rate vantage point to meet a broad range of founders, investors, operators and future tech workers.
Importantly, we try to elevate the personal brand of every team member, and give all members a chance to work on conversations and partnerships with senior industry stakeholders.
We're big believers in continuous improvement, and run weekly 1:1 feedback sessions with every employee, coupled with a weekly team retro where we reflect on Roses (the good), Thorns (the bad) and Buds (somewhere in between).
Alongside that, we have a monthly 'Earlyvibes' social where each month, a different team member gets to pick a social activity for the whole team to do together, with past picks like painting, pool, board games & more.
We're big believers in a hybrid culture and set 1 dedicated team office day week where we do lunch together, but beyond that, our team has a strong social connection in the office.
Working with us
In every decision we make, we start by defining the best possible learning & employment outcomes for our students and go deep into understanding their needs.
Building in Days, Thinking in Years
What we create today isn’t just about the impact we make right now, but long-term consequences for students, employers, and greater society. We celebrate dreaming big about the future of education & work, and we build and learn quickly to get there. But, we design solutions with intentionality and a broader lens of the future.
Open Mind, Stay Kind
We celebrate challenging ourselves and each other to be the best builders and people we can be; great ideas can come from anywhere. But we do this from a place of emotional safety. We take risks together, and give feedback with kindness, trust & mutual respect.
Own The Gaps
If we see a problem or opportunity without someone leading the charge, we step up and find an owner, whether that be ourselves or our peers. We won’t always have experts; get comfortable being uncomfortable and don’t be afraid to untangle what looks messy.
Do Less, Learn More
We’re big believers that outputs ≠ outcomes; great outcomes require fewer inputs than one might expect. Always ask: what’s the minimum amount of resources required to learn what we need to learn as quickly as possible?
Embrace Your Quirky Turkey
We strive to make play a part of work, and build vulnerable, vibrant human connection into everything we do. Our lively & cheeky spirit ripples through our content, community & beyond, but we uphold a sense of reliability and trust throughout.