Have you always wanted to take a look behind the scenes and find out what a typical day at work in a startup is like? Silicon Valley as the "Mecca of the scene" has shaped the image with several success stories. Countless Hollywood movies are dedicated to the startup scene and captivate audiences with stories about innovative and courageous founders. Is the daily work in a startup really as adventurous as it is sold to us? And what does it actually look like at KnowS? To answer some of your questions, we'll take you to Nordstrasse 190 in Zurich.
Flexibility in the workplace is a widespread desire - both on the part of the employee and the employer. Freelancing as an attractive work model that fulfills this desire is no longer an unknown phenomenon (see our blog post from April 2021). But even if the unbeatable flexibility sounds tempting, both sides are exposed to a certain risk that should not be underestimated. Learn in this blog what you need to consider and how you can benefit from this working model with 4 quick and effective tips.
A run-down piece of furniture that already shows a few signs of use or the inconspicuous mass-produced item that just doesn't want to fit in with the decor - everyone surely has one of the two in their home. But at the latest since working from home, it is increasingly noticeable and catches your eye. With a few small or large interventions you can change that. This not only upgrades your apartment, but is also sustainable and cost-saving. Knowsianerin Lisa Mathiasen shows you in her blog post a few of her tricks, so that you succeed in upgrading furniture effortlessly.
As we all know, unexpected things often happen. That's why it's not at all twisted to take care of a small financial airbag that will back you up as a nest egg. But we do not only strive for financial security, it is also worth saving for the anticipation of something: a trip, the new touring skis, the first own car, ... The variety of motives is comparable to the universal character of a snowflake. So far so good. KnowS has now thought about how we can support you on the way to your savings goal. Are you ready for our hot savings tips?
Whew! The Christmas season has it all and is sometimes quite exhausting. You want to make an Advent wreath, decorate the apartment, write Christmas cards or prepare a festive menu? Sometimes a lot of preparatory work comes together at once. How you can keep track of it all and how you can approach all the tasks as relaxed as possible, you will learn in this blog. A blog post by Sibylle Waldmeier, Knowsianerin since October 2020.
At the latest during lockdown, most of us got a feel for what it means to work from home. What it actually means to motivate yourself and complete the tasks in front of you. If you've felt trouble doing this or are still struggling with it, then this post is just for you. Here I give you 5 tips for self-motivation & management. A blog post by Pearl Nebah, Knowsian since August 2020.