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A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

There’s already a lot of great advice about hiring at little startups. You have to hire someone comfy with the bedlam of startup life.

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The Psychology of Hiring Great People

crowdSPRING Blog

Each person we hire contributes to not only the development of the product, but also to the productivity of the team and overall company culture.

Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Virtual Assistants

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Hiring a virtual assistant is easy, but some startups tend to make mistakes that affect the pace at which they are growing.

How to Hire Your First Employee

Up and Running

Before you get there, however, you have to actually complete the interviewing, hiring, and onboarding process. Hire for your weaknesses.

Why Should You Hire A Virtual Assistant?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Simple, you can hire a virtual assistant to ease the burden of work on you. The post Why Should You Hire A Virtual Assistant?

Hiring Efficiency Through Technology

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The post Hiring Efficiency Through Technology appeared first on Blogtrepreneur - For Busy Entrepreneurs. Business

15 Steps to Hiring Employees

Up and Running

If you’re ready to hire your first employee, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. See Also: Is It Time to Hire an Employee? 4.

Hiring – Easy as Pie

Steve Blank

Over the last few weeks I’ve gotten involved in hiring for two startups, a public agency and a non profit. Don’t even start with the job spec.

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The What & Why of Hiring a Great Startup COO

View from Seed

success story Blackboard and veteran entrepreneur who’s held several COO and president roles at various startups. Based on what criteria?

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10 Ways To Kill A Growing Business With Bad Hires


Every startup with any traction quickly reaches a point where they need to hire employees to grow the business. Look for job knowledge first.

4 hiring lessons I learned founding a startup

The Next Web

But your number one job is to build a successful company, and you do that by hiring the right people. What if you hire the wrong people?

A scaling playbook for entrepreneurs: Hiring for growth

The Next Web

Generally speaking, entrepreneurs are great at creating something from nothing. Entrepreneur Insider

Is It Time to Hire an Employee?

Up and Running

It could be time to hire some help. Disadvantages of hiring a new employee: An employee costs you money. Should you hire a new employee?

7 Reasons Companies Should Never Hire an Entrepreneur

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Many entrepreneurs are considered unemployable. Here are several reasons why it's best they just start their own company

Super-Successful Entrepreneurs: 6 Best Hiring Questions

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Top entrepreneurs on what to ask and why. 1. Why wouldn’t I hire you? What’s the biggest misperception people have of you?

10 Ways To Kill A Growing Business With Bad Hires

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup with any traction quickly reaches a point where they need to hire employees to grow the business. Look for job knowledge first.

5 Tips for Hiring the Best Virtual Assistant for your Business

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Virtual assistants can be hired in different ways, through various sources and in a number of possible employment arrangements depending on your needs.

Startup Essentials: Hiring Done Right in China

Startup Noodle

Here is what this post is about:  Hiring is the said to be the #1 thing a startup CEO should do. Hiring is tough and exciting at the same time!

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Learn From The Mistakes Of Others – Hire The Right People.


If you make  common mistakes , like not hiring the right people, you’re heading for trouble. Cost of Hiring Bad Employees. The Poor Fit.

Hiring Your First Engineer: A Technical Entrepreneur’s Take

View from Seed

This idea of flexible generalists hired early leads to another question: How do you then vet potential hires? think the answer is tricky, depending on who you are as an entrepreneur. You and that early engineering hire need to approach the problem with intent and be informed. It is just you. Back-End. System/Ops.

Hiring for Personality vs. Hiring for Skills: The Dueling Doctrines of Richard Branson and Robert Herjavec

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The very different hiring practices of two very popular entrepreneurs

Hiring a data-driven modern marketing team

The Next Web

Entrepreneur Analysis and Opinion How-To''s Nick is the founder and CEO of Delmondo. Conversions, leads and churn rate. CRM, CPM, CPA, and CPC.

12 Signs You Need to Hire a Manager

Up and Running

We hired more people to help and this freed us to focus on those strategic relationships. –  Andrew Thomas,   SkyBell Video Doorbell. 3.

17 Hiring Secrets for Entrepreneurs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

readers to give us their best hiring advice. Here are the 17 most useful pieces of advice for anyone looking to hire: 1. We asked Inc.

Entrepreneurs Who Improve Society Make More Profit

Startup Professionals Musings

Hire the right team. business christoph lueneburger entrepreneur profit sustainability triple bottom lineMarty Zwilling.

4 Extreme Hiring Tactics

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Meet four entrepreneurs who will do almost anything to ensure they don''t bring on the wrong person. Bad hiring has a nasty ripple effect.

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Create More Innovations

Startup Professionals Musings

True entrepreneurs, like backpackers, are ready to explore new terrain, more open to new possibilities, and don’t get stuck in yesterday’s practices.

Why Young Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Be Afraid of Hiring Older Workers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Joel Holland, founder of Video Blocks, explains why you shouldn't feel awkward about giving advice to people with more experience

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The Value of Hiring a Ghost Blogger

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

It can be costly to hire dedicated staff for this role, and can take time away from other business priorities. This makes sense.

Hiring Too Fast vs. Hiring Prematurely

Mike Michalowicz

You may have heard the saying “Hire slowly. But entrepreneurs get confused around one facet of “hire slowly.” Hire prematurely.

Hiring friends for your business: Boon or bust?

The Next Web

Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer and investor. For startup founders and entrepreneurs, the hiring question can be especially dicey.

What every company should know about hiring tech talent

The Next Web

Regardless of the industry your company is in or its size, hiring talented developers is critical for business to thrive. Entrepreneur Insider

5 Things to Consider When Hiring Friends and Family

Up and Running

Before you go about hiring friends and family, it’s necessary to answer some tough questions as to whether or not they will contribute to your business. This isn’t to say you should automatically fear hiring (or firing) a close family member or friend. Did you hire him or her for the right reasons? Not always.

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Bootstrap Their Startup


According to the book, “ Small Business, Big Vision ,” by self-made entrepreneurs Adam and Matthew Toren, it’s really a question of need versus want.

The one hire every startup desperately needs to make

The Next Web

But the processes involved in hiring and managing people seem to have barely changed at all. Entrepreneur talent hacking’.

How Entrepreneurs Attract Friends, Family And Fools

Startup Professionals Musings

Hire an attorney to make sure the terms are fair. entrepreneur family fools friends funding startup

Entrepreneurs Celebrate Their Independence Every Day

Startup Professionals Musings

For all entrepreneurs, starting a business is the route to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” no matter how risky. Marty Zwilling.

10 Tips For Managing Entrepreneur Startup Overload

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the most common complaints I hear from entrepreneurs is that they are overwhelmed by the workload and stress of starting their company.

26 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur


Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. My favorite part about being an entrepreneur is community.

8 Entrepreneur Principles For Managing Your Destiny

Startup Professionals Musings

Successful entrepreneurs focus on amplifying their strengths, while many people focus on eliminating their weaknesses. Marty Zwilling. Brown