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Three Key Hiring Lessons For Growing Startups
May30

Three Key Hiring Lessons For Growing Startups

Recently, my startup Speek closed our Series A funding round. It was a lot of hard work, and I am incredibly proud of our team for making it through with our sanity (mostly) intact. But now it’s time to add to that team. We’ll be leveraging our Series A capital to bring two or three new people on board every…

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3 Simple Ways To Attract Top Startup Talent
May14

3 Simple Ways To Attract Top Startup Talent

Adding to your startup’s staff represents a major challenge for many small business owners. While there’s no arguing that bringing on rock star employees can help advance your business objectives faster than bottom-of-the-barrel applicants, you may not have the leverage of high salaries, exorbitant…

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14 Ways To Make Sure High Potential Talent Gets The Best Support
Sep23

14 Ways To Make Sure High Potential Talent Gets The Best Support

I find support and mentorship has to be a vocalized priority, or else it goes ignored. Especially in a young company full of young people, I think it’s crucial that everyone recognizes they’re only beginning their personal growth – and that they’ve got a lot they can learn from everyone else…

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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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Don’t Let A Tech Bottleneck Kill Your Startup
May23

Don’t Let A Tech Bottleneck Kill Your Startup

During the recession, everyone was fretting over jobs, and it revealed an interesting conundrum in the US job market, namely that there are plenty of jobs, just not enough skilled people to fill them, especially in the technology sector. This critical shortage has lead to heavy demand for key skills…

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