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3 Best Practices For Startup Hiring
Nov12

3 Best Practices For Startup Hiring

It’s really hard to teach someone how to hire, how to manage, and how to lead. Like many things, it’s usually best to learn on the job, practice, and improve after making a lot of mistakes along the way. The problem is, as a startup, you can’t afford to make a lot of mistakes when hiring. You also can’t…

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Cash Isn’t King: 4 Tips For Employee Retention
Oct14

Cash Isn’t King: 4 Tips For Employee Retention

Employee retention is a hot topic as the economy slowly improves and employees’ job options are increasing. A lot of the big-name tech companies, like Google and Facebook, focus on compensation, benefits, and perks to keep their employees happy. But startups, who are often hard up for cash, can’t really use…

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Startup Recruiting: 3 Lessons Over 4 Years
Aug21

Startup Recruiting: 3 Lessons Over 4 Years

These are lessons learned (sometimes the hard way) over the past four years while helping grow SponsorPay into one of the top 100 private digital media companies globally. As such, they’re my/our catalog of experiences rather than a rigorous analysis of a large dataset. Much has been said about the adage…

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6 Pros And Cons Of Hiring Remote Workers
Aug16

6 Pros And Cons Of Hiring Remote Workers

Log on to a site like Odesk.com and you’ll quickly see profiles for the tens of thousands of workers based around the globe, ready to hire out their services for as little as $.50/hour. A few easy mental calculations reveal that this hourly rate works out to just $20/week and $1,020/year for a full-time…

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How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person For Your Startup
Jul04

How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person For Your Startup

“He sounded so capable in the interview!” “I just don’t know what happened. It seemed like she had exactly the right experience we were looking for!” “The whole team loved him, so we just went with it.” Perhaps you’ve uttered these words yourself, or heard them from a hiring manager who is experiencing…

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