We’re Hiring a Platform and Operations Associate at NextView

View from Seed

With the recent announcement of our fourth fund , we are expanding the team at NexView with a new Platform and Operations Associate. Today, we have invested in over 100 high-growth companies, some of which have grown to be household names with thousands of employees making a huge impact in the everyday lives of everyday people. . You have 2-4 years of professional experience in marketing, social media, event coordination, or business operations.

Announcing NextView Operator Guilds

View from Seed

And they tell us over and over again that they just care about four things: Hiring and developing a great team. We’re calling them NextView Operator Guilds. . The concept our Guilds is simple: We want to bring together small groups of Product and Go-to-Market experts to lend their time to support our portfolio company founders and key operators. Here is who will be joining the NextView Operator Guilds (for full bios, click the link in their name): Product Guild.

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Empower Operational Employees to Innovate

Gregg Fraley

The Benefits of Innovation Training for Operational Employees. Why is it that organizations don’t invest in training operational employees? Don’t this large group of employees deserve a Brown Bag Innovation Training? Nearly all that training is for dedicated innovation teams , or employees who are focused on new product development. It’s almost as if creativity from operational employees is actively discouraged.

4 Ways To Improve Your Business Operations

YoungUpstarts

If you run a small business or large company, there are several ways that you can improve your operations. Here are some of the best ways to improve your business operations. Hire Independent Contractors. In addition to your permanent staff, you can hire independent contractors to work on special projects. This can save you money by limiting the number of permanent employees that you’ll need to hire. Others business advice business operations

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Hiring Their First Employee

YoungUpstarts

According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), there is double the number of entrepreneurs with no employees as compared to entrepreneurs who have employees. However, there will be a time that you’ll need to hire at least one employee in most cases. The following are some things to know about hiring your first employee. First, are the technicalities of hiring an employee. Others hiring practices

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10 Important Hiring Tips for Startups in Post COVID Era

ReadWriteStart

One major reason is that unless you don’t put effort into hiring the right talent, the operational functions suffer. However, it is important to plan your hiring campaigns with a specific purpose when the economy is down amid the pandemic. Consider Remote Hiring.

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How To Hire And Train A New Employee During The Summer (When Most People Are On Vacation)

YoungUpstarts

Recruiting and hiring employees is challenging, if only because the stakes for making the right choice are so high. Say you had to replace a worker who had been hired only recently, since they turned out to be a poor cultural fit. What are the big challenges in summer hiring?

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How to Reduce Business Operating Costs

Women Entrepreneurs Can

To effectively minimize your operational expenses and not impact your customer service, you’ll need to develop a budget based on your typical monthly income (taking seasonal changes into consideration), the demands of your company model, and your consumers’ expectations.

How to Hire For a Startup: Look For These Qualities

Up and Running

For a startup, the first few hires can be critical: Bringing on a new team member is a hefty financial and personal commitment, and only the right choices will allow a company to scale. On the flip side, the wrong hiring choices can be financially and emotionally devastating.

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Understanding The Three Factors of Franchise Success: Circumstances, Operations, And Humanity

YoungUpstarts

I constantly checked in with my employees. I realized I could separate all important factors into three different categories: Circumstances, Operations and Humanity. They’re the landscape where we operate. Operations are the systems, policies and procedures for running a business. It’s your recipes, your hiring practices and your bookkeeping. Operations are all the things that keep you busy. Three Tips for Better Operations. .

Tips For Hiring An Independent Contractor

YoungUpstarts

Independent contractors can change the way your business operates. Many professionals have stepped out of the workforce to facilitate e-learning or hybrid school schedules until schools resume normal operations. It’s easy to find and hire an independent contractor.

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How Does an Office Move Affect Operations?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

To make a move quicker and less stressful, think of hiring commercial movers to take care of the project. You don’t have to involve your employees, giving them enough time to relax and handle the office obligations. Your Employees Convenience.

From Entrepreneur To Boss: Hiring Your First Employees

The Startup Magazine

This means securing the funding, business premises, building your business presence online and hiring the perfect human resources. Around 62 percent of small businesses have no staff while 28 percent employ 1-5 employees. For those business owners, a common issue behind their refusal to hire employees, in the beginning, is the difficulty many of them face is finding the right fit for their organization. Choosing The Right Employee: Part-Time, Full Time Or Contract?

Smart Hiring Practices For Any Startup

YoungUpstarts

While it’s true that you’re always taking risks when bringing new employees aboard, adopting certain hiring practices can prove invaluable in minimizing major problems. However, this isn’t to say that you should overlook a prospective hire’s personality entirely. The people given these jobs then feel overwhelmed and embarrassed at work, and the people responsible for hiring them are left wondering what went wrong. Promote Contract Employees.

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15 Steps to Hiring Employees

Up and Running

If you’re ready to hire your first employee, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. Here are the points to cross off your list before you actually start meeting with potential new employees. Before you hire your first employee, you’ll need to set up your EIN, or Employer Identification Number. You’ll need to register with the labor department in your state before you begin taking on employees. See Also: Is It Time to Hire an Employee?

Are You Ready To Hire Employees? 8 Things To Have In Place First

YoungUpstarts

As a new business owner, you’re likely excited to start hiring people; not only is it a symbolic action that proves your business is really developing, it will also arm you with the staff members you need to carry out projects in pursuit of your goals. What You Need Before Hiring. Make sure you have these items, at a minimum, before you start hiring: 1. Before you can hire employees, your business needs to be officially registered. An employee handbook.

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The Importance Of Hiring A DUI Attorney

The Startup Magazine

Though classified as a traffic violation, as long as the accused is in operation or in control of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (whether recreational or prescribed), DUI is taken very seriously in the courts of law in the United States, and abroad.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Provide Stipends To Your Employees

YoungUpstarts

Nowadays, businesses have to face the truth that it’s just not enough to give employees their proper wages. This doesn’t just keep employees motivated, but providing beyond just the basic salary also enables your business to attract the cream of the crop come hiring season.

How Great, Operationally-Focused CFO’s Can Transform Your Business

Both Sides of the Table

For a well-funded seed company I have controversially recommended hiring a great office manager that doubles as an administrative assistant. One area I’ve had much discussion with the companies in which I’ve invested in is bringing on board an operationally focused CFO. This happens because many CEOs are passionate, market-driven people who are constantly trying to launch new products, win contracts, get press, hire staff and woo VCs. Hire a great CFO.

5 Revenue-Neutral Benefits Small Businesses Should Offer Employees

Up and Running

Here’s an explanation of what conditions make an employee benefit revenue-neutral and a look at the five best options for businesses in a post-pandemic hiring environment. From an employee’s perspective, there’s no such thing as a bad benefit.

Common Employee Performance Management Challenges and How to Fix Them

Up and Running

For many startups and small businesses, talent management can sometimes be deprioritized from the everyday chaos and operations. As they begin to grow , they start to recognize that using a spreadsheet or using memory to keep track of employee performance just doesn’t work.

Managing The Operations Of Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Your success or failure will not rely upon the historical data and industry statistics, but from how well you manage daily operations. Here are five tips for assuming better command over your startup operations: Consolidate and Negotiate. According to an article published by Forbes, metrics that play a critical role in any startup management includes revenue run rate, average revenue per user, customer acquisition rate, churn rate, and operation efficiency.

What Happens When Startups Turn from Their Innovation Stage to Operational Excellence?

Both Sides of the Table

Nearly every successful tech startup I’ve observed over the past 20 years has gone through a similar growth pattern: Innovate, systematize then scale operations. As a startup in this phase you often raise capital, get press, hire staff and everything feels possible. Sam & Rahul have worked closely together on “innovate & operate” since the earliest days of MakeSpace. We spent a few hundred thousand dollars opening up operations in Chicago and Washington D.C.

How You Can Streamline Your Business Operations

Women Entrepreneurs Can

So it’s worthwhile learning how to streamline your operations. Most entrepreneurs know that they need to hire staff at one point or another, but it’s not as if the job is done as soon as the employee has been onboarded. Focus on Your Core Operations.

6 Ways For Startups To Reduce Operating Costs

YoungUpstarts

Here are a few ways for startups to reduce operating costs so they can function more efficiently, and make every dollar count: 1. The cost to physically operate a business can turn into a major financial burden for startups. Depending on the business type, there’s the option to have employees and contractors work from their homes to minimize or eliminate the cost to rent an office space. Hire Freelancers and Contract Employees. Keep Employees Happy.

5 Ways To Boost Employee Engagement Through Technology

YoungUpstarts

Why keep employees engaged? By understanding employee engagement , you can enhance productivity, improve retention in demanding fields and deliver higher quality products and services. Unengaged employees also tend to fail as corporate culture representatives and brand ambassadors.

Hiring an Independent Contractor or Employee

Business Plan Blog

It is important that you know the difference between hiring an independent contractor vs. an employee so that you can determine which is best for you and your business. Operates under a business name other than your own. Operates as an employee under that business name and therefore limits your ability to control the contractors tools, processes, hours, etc. Employee. More flexibility in regard to hiring and firing. Employee.

Tech Industry Hiring In Canada Continues To Grow

YoungUpstarts

This has shown that the state of hiring within the Canadian tech industry in current cities and emerging cities are growing. Hiring for tech jobs in Vancouver is all done online. or Indeed are used by HR professionals searching to hire within the British Columbia tech industry. The most sought-after hires are computer programmers and interactive media developers. Information and communications technology include 4,600 companies and 45,000 employees.

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Tips On Hiring For Small Business Owners

YoungUpstarts

A Hire Mind. Before you begin accepting resumes and scheduling interviews, it is important to establish some requisites about what you’re looking for in a new hire. Look to your star employee(s), see what they have in common, and use that as your baseline. Once you’ve invested the time and effort in interviewing and training new hires, you want to do everything you can to ensure it was well spent. by Bill Grodnik, CEO of Davinci Virtual.

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Recruitment Process Steps: What To Include To Hire Top Talents

YoungUpstarts

The company’s precious assets are its employees. Your enterprise will only succeed if the people behind its operations are collectively working towards the realization of your goals. A poor recruiting process can cost your reputation, your top candidates, an increase in cost-per-hire, and a high turnover rate. Ask yourself whether the department truly needs someone to fill the role or if the duties it entails can be delegated among current employees.

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Hiring A Key Executive – Tips For The Hands-On CEO

YoungUpstarts

The new hire process, particularly at the executive level, is a significant decision and can be quite involved. While there are a number of factors in play which combine to impact the recruiting and hiring process, there is one constant that drives the process of the search – the CEO always sets the tone. The best hiring CEOs understand they are the ones ultimately making the decision and drive the decision-making process. This results in a “watered down” hire.

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How Online Training Can Help Even Seasoned Employees

YoungUpstarts

Employee training is usually associated with new hires. However, even the most seasoned employees can benefit from training. Many companies are seeing the value of training veteran employees and for good reasons. Other times company leaders notice a drop in productivity or accuracy or need employees to become more efficient in order to remain competitive. Companies can leverage this reality to train or retrain experienced employees.

A Guide to Crafting Your LLC Operating Agreement

Up and Running

An operating agreement is the document that sets the rules for your LLC. In this article, we’ll talk about how to create your own LLC operating agreement, what you should include, and where you’ll need to keep it when you’ve made one. Should I have an operating agreement for my LLC? Although some states don’t legally require you to have an operating agreement, you really shouldn’t run an LLC without one. What does an operating agreement cover?

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4 Operational Features Every Online Business Should Work To Improve Upon

YoungUpstarts

Regardless of the industry a company operates in, there are certain practices and processes that need to be optimised in order to facilitate ideal business outcomes. With that said, below we’ll look at four operational features that internet-based businesses should work to improve upon on an ongoing basis: 1. Every component of the business should be clearly recorded and tracked within a standardized digital interface that all employees are familiar with.

3 Inefficient Operations To Clean Up In Preparation For A 2014 Boom

YoungUpstarts

As your startup grows, so does the need for mid-tier managers between employees and senior management. Leaders often put off hiring for these positions because mid-tier managers can be disruptive, and it takes time to integrate them. Operations can very quickly get stretched or divided, and if a senior manager leaves, there’s no one left to fill the void. Identify where the needs are, and look to promote from within or hire individuals who share your startup’s philosophy.

13 Ways to Ensure You Always Hire the Right Person

Up and Running

Here at Palo Alto Software , we take hiring pretty seriously. I should know—we just wrapped up a lengthy hiring process within the marketing department. After months of searching, dozens of interviews, and sifting through countless resumes, we finally hired a new managing editor for Bplans. This is never truer than for a new business, where initial hires are often integral in setting the tone for the company culture going forward.

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Understanding Employment Law And Employee Rights

YoungUpstarts

Employees have rights. You also want to ensure that no one on your executive team intentionally or accidentally discriminates against an employee or otherwise oversteps their boundaries by behaving inappropriately. You cannot discriminate against an employee on the basis of gender. It is also illegal for your company to deny individuals frontline positions or put immigrant employees under other restrictions just because they are immigrants.

Why It’s So Important To Cross-Train Your Employees

YoungUpstarts

Too many companies focus exclusively on training employees for their primary role. As a result, their company ends up with silos , and employees struggle or find it impossible to take on someone else’s role. . The solution is to cross-train your employees (and your partners, while you’re at it). Basically, this means educating and training employees in the tasks and responsibilities of another department or those of another person.

5 Ways to Cut Costs with Business Analytics

The Startup Magazine

Voluntary turnover costs an average of $15,000 per employee , so keeping the employees you’ve got around longer is an effective means of cost reduction. The process starts before you even bring a new hire on. In 2020, each and every person generates 1.7

Considering Employee Safety In Startup Mode

YoungUpstarts

These are management, sales and marketing, customer service, production/manufacturing, operations and safety. Employee safety is a significant part of daily business operations. For example, employers must consider employees’ safety in sales and marketing when travel is required. In daily business operations, use of office and industrial equipment can present a potential safety hazard. The Startup Mode and Employee Safety. by Lewis Robinson.

What Every Tech Startup Should Know About Hiring

ReadWriteStart

That means hiring a lot of people, taking on a lot of new work, and aggressively scaling. One of the most important elements of your business’s growth period is your approach to hiring. How, when, and who you hire can have a massive impact on your startup’s eventual success.

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How Outsourcing Delivery Improves Employee Productivity

YoungUpstarts

No matter if you’re a small business or a Fortune 500 company, workflow management and employee productivity top the list of things to improve. And sometimes that means cutting processes, hiring more people, or finding tasks to outsource. But for those who understand how to cultivate productive employees, outsourcing remains a key factor in improving workflow management. Others business advice employee productivity Jamie Gottlieb outsourcing workplace productivity

The Difference Between Employee Leasing and PEO Companies

The Startup Magazine

There’s a common misconception that an employee leasing services and PEO company are exactly the same, but that’s simply not true. Use this guide to learn all of the differences between employee leasing services and PEO companies, so you know exactly what to look for. Employee Leasing.