Recruiting

Jessica Alter Entrepreneur & Advisor

May 20th, 2015

We're thinking of hiring someone that's run their own startup several times. They are awesome culturally and can definitely handle the job. One of... More

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Anonymous

May 24th, 2016

I want to describe my situation and get your thoughts - as many as possible - on what is a fair offer to a new team member in a startup.I started... More

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Derek Dukes Business Development, Startups at Amazon Web Services

January 15th, 2015

As an entrepreneur one of the hardest things after finding cofounders is finding the right people to be employees 1-4 or 5.  Of late I've seen a lot... More

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Randar Puust

March 30th, 2016

I’m helping a startup that has a fairly unique culture and is looking to hire technical staff.  One of the problems is that too many of the applicants... More

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Lucas Jaz

February 8th, 2016

Curious which sites people are using and have seen good results or bad results for startup-like employees (not cofounders).  I've tried Angel.co -... More

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Anonymous

June 5th, 2015

What do you think about joining a startup that pays no salary or significantly under market (like 1/3) as a non-cofounder? What would make the promise... More

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Max Avroutski

June 13th, 2013

How do you hire people who are smarter than you? I keep hearing this all the time from Guy Kawasaki : Hire people who are smarter than you. Is... More

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Ioannis MSc IT professional

September 20th, 2016

We already have the team of 3 cofounders in place and we are currently in the process of onboarding the first employees. These employees will be in... More

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Deborah Chang

October 22nd, 2014

I work most specifically in education technology, where I've found that one of the greatest limits to growth across the industry is lack of good sales... More

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Joey Nima Investment Banker at Wells Fargo

July 30th, 2015

My first instinct is to hire someone who’s younger and savvy, already has a decent personal following on Twitter, Instagram, etc. But what other benchmarks... More

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