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Rajnish SharmaTop Contributor
Content Creator || Android App Developer
Asked a question last year

Do failed entrepreneurs get jobs?

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Rajnish SharmaTop Contributor
Content Creator || Android App Developer

Yes you can, But If a hiring manager looks at your resume and sees entrepreneurial experience for a stretch of time, there are going to be a lot of questions. And while most people like to think entrepreneurial experience is great because it demonstrates a leadership, initiative, and a breadth of skills, your business ultimately failed.

Firstly, because you're unproven. Anyone can start a company but very few succeed. Why didn't you succeed? Maybe you learned a lot from your failure, maybe you didn't. How is the hiring manager supposed to know?

Secondly, because you're a flight risk. You've already demonstrated that you prefer running the show independently. Perhaps you won't do well taking orders and perhaps you'll quit the moment you believe you have another great business idea.

So yes, failed entrepreneurs get jobs...!