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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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Why Hiring Managers Need to Be Totally Responsible for Hiring

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring managers need to be able to attract, assess, recruit, retain and develop top talent.

Hire a VP Finance Sooner Rather Than Later

Feld Thoughts

If you don’t have a VP Finance on your team reporting to you, do yourself, your team, and your investors a favor and go hire one right now. At Feld Technologies, our fourth employee (hired in 1989) did all of our accounting. You want a doer who can manage, not a manager who will reluctantly do. This is not a CFO.

How to Hire Hiring Managers Who Know How to Manage

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When hiring hiring managers it's important to assess both their ability to manage well and to hire well. Too often the focus is on their individual contributor skills, not their ability to achieve remarkable team results

When Is The Best Time To Hire An HR Manager?

YFS Magazine

Grow Human Capital hiring employees HR human capital human resources workforce development

Hiring Product Managers

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Jon Stross, lead a conversation around “Hiring Product Manager”.

A Hiring Manager's Do-It-Yourself Guide to Recruiting

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As new recruiting tools become available it's becoming easier for hiring managers to do their own recruiting.

3 Tips For Hiring Managers On How To Recruit Veterans

YoungUpstarts

It’s great that so many businesses are saying they want to hire veterans. But by  Justin Constantine , founder of The Constantine Group.

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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.

Hire For Cultural Fit Over Competence

Feld Thoughts

The first people you hire in your startup are critical to your company’s success. So it’s easy to say that you need to hire the “absolute best people you can find.” Now, you obviously will not hire someone who is low on both competence and cultural fit. Recruiting hiring recruiting wsjBut what does this actually mean?

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3 Reasons Managers Are Afraid to Hire Millennials

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Millennials have a bad rap. Here's how to overcome stereotypes to find the job you want

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.

Hiring Managers Need to Recruit Like the Golden State Warriors

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There's a lot more to hiring top talent than interviewing. Full-court press recruiting is the key.

Understand learning profiles before hiring

Version One Ventures

The takeaway for founders and hiring managers. So, what’s the implication for founders and hiring managers?

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?

Why You're Better Off Hiring 'Boring' Managers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You might want to promote a flashy employee to a management position, but it turns out a stable, low-key candidate is more beneficial to your team

A 10-Step Recruiting Primer for Hiring Managers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring managers have a critical role in recruiting top candidates. These 10 steps will help every hiring manager understand what it takes to build a strong team It goes far beyond conducting an insightful professional interview, although this is part of it.

A Day In The Life of A Social Media Manager

Brandanew

One may think social media managers are very lucky. So, let us have a look at a typical work day of a social media manager. Gif via.

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?

A Hiring Managers' 10-Step Guide for Employing Top Talent

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring managers need to take 100% responsibility for whom they hire and how it's done. These 10 steps describe how it should be done

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

YoungUpstarts

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

10 Tips For Managing Entrepreneur Startup Overload

Startup Professionals Musings

Some people will tell you to just get a bigger plate, meaning hire some help. entrepreneur manage startup stress workload Marty Zwilling.

Managing Remote Teams

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Before you consider hiring a remote, let's take a look at the pros and cons of remote teams

10 Things Managers Intentionally Do to Avoid Hiring Great People

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring top talent starts by identifying the roadblocks preventing you from hiring top talent. Most managers don''t even see them no matter how hard they look

3 Traits of Millennial Workers Hiring Managers Covet Most (Infographic)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

See why hiring managers are eager to hire more millennial workers

The What & Why of Hiring a Great Startup COO

View from Seed

Many startup CEOs hire COOs or launch companies with a co-founder carrying the title. When should founders hire one? Should I learn them?

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3 Critical Questions To Consider Before Hiring Your First Salesperson

YoungUpstarts

When you are a young company the choice of whom to hire as your first salesperson and when to hire them is critical.

Improving Quality of Hire Requires Better Jobs, Better Recruiters and Better Hiring Managers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

To raise your company's quality of hire you need a hiring strategy designed to attract the best not one designed to weed out the weak

The Secret to Hiring a Savvy Social Media Manager

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Learn how to avoid the hype and get serious about hiring the right person to manage your social media. You need to just go and do it."

How to build the right management team

Version One Ventures

There’s a lot of debate surrounding the right time to bring executive level hires into your start-up. Every start-up is unique so the same path won’t work for every company and management team. With that said, here are some general guidelines I have developed over the years for building a management team.

5 Words That Hiring Managers Want to See on Your Resume

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Recruiters spend just 6 seconds reviewing a resume before deciding yes or no. Will your resume make the cut

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 The First Batch Of Employees For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

One of the first things that you need to do is hire your first batch of employees. But if you’ve never hired people before, it can be daunting.

8 Tips for Hiring and Managing Interns

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You should consider hiring a summer intern anyway. Consider hiring someone without the best grades. Think about it. How awkward you were?

Hiring Rockstars

Scott Weiss

For all the talk about how hard it is to hire in the Valley, first-league companies can literally have their pick of the best people in the world at every function. promoted some director-level managers and then moved the responsibilities under another VP. HiringAim high—higher than you think you should. Don’t be cheap.

4 Powerful Hiring Tactics That Most Managers Overlook

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

For the past 30 years--the dawn of the modern management era--the best managers have done a few things consistently well to hire great people. All managers should adopt these best practices as their own

Training is Product Management

The Product Guy

Recently, I had the unique pleasure of being interviewed on the product management podcast, This is Product Management. How can product managers find the right resources for themselves? Jeremy Horn The Product Guy Filed under: product management Tagged: mentor , prodmgmt , product management , tpm. Enjoy!

10 Rules To Live By In Your New Management Role

YoungUpstarts

often think that my first few months as a new manager were some of the most nerve racking of my career. What if I messed up? Talk to your team.

Executive Hires: The Case for Extreme Referencing

For Entrepreneurs

Hiring a strong executive management team is one of the most proven ways to ensure startup success. Yet, hiring executives is a very different undertaking than hiring for other roles in your company and requires a different process, skill-set, and time commitment. Hiring Startup HelpThe right.

10 Ways To Kill A Growing Business With Bad Hires

Gust

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