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People Matching

Rob Go

When entrepreneurs think about approaching VC’s to cultivate a relationship for a round, they often try to match their company with what the VC has funded in the past. So, I think it’s sometimes tough to pattern-match based on sectors. But I do think it’s pretty successful to pattern-match based on founders.

How To Match Your Startup Stage To Investor Interest

Startup Professionals Musings

You are now entering the rollout stage , with money required for marketing, hiring a full-time team, and a production process. Congratulations!

Many Startup Cultures Cannot Match The Market Pace

Startup Professionals Musings

A common practice is to hire local employees who know the geographic culture, even though this may well dilute the company culture.

How To Hire Your First Employee


Hiring employees can be time consuming and an expensive process. by Anand Srinivasan, founder of . That is nearly 10.1%

Understand learning profiles before hiring

Version One Ventures

My hypothesis: people remain engaged when their learning profile matches that of their job. . The takeaway for founders and hiring managers.

Hiring a CTO for Your Startup


The first thing I do is suggest they explore if they really need to hire a full-time CTO for their startup and if so, what kind of CTO they need.

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How do I figure out who my next important hire should be?

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

The question is: How do you decide what role is most important to hire for? If I hire someone to do X, I’ll have time for Y and Z.

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[Infographic] 5 Hiring Tips For Warp-Speed Recruiting


And for that they need to abandon obsolescent hiring practices – job classifieds in newspapers, anybody?

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.

This Company's Secret Hiring Weapon? Ping Pong

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here''s an unconventional way to make hiring decisions: Ask the applicants to play a friendly game of ping pong. How seriously do they take it?

Remember the square and round pegs must match the correct holes

Taffy Williams

Match the people to the correct task! The matching of shapes seems like a simple concept. This includes building a startup.

Hire Like Google: 5 Ways

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Small businesses can't match the likes of Google in budget or branding. Is your business playing to its strengths when hiring talent

Whom Should You Hire at a Startup? (Attitude Over Aptitude)

Both Sides of the Table

Only hire A players. But it is general pattern matching. They hired him when he was an MBA. I never hire them. Startups.

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How to Hire a Winner Every Time

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Make ''runway'' hires. That doesn''t mean, of course, that you should hire someone underqualified. Want engaged, passionate employees?

The Hiring Tool That Could Kill the Resume

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Poachable, a startup that launched last week, connects job candidates with employers the way Tinder matches up daters

What Not to Look for When Hiring: Experience!

Mike Michalowicz

In the market to hire someone? Everyone looking for their next hire seems to look for the “best” employee, as defined by their experience.

3 Simple Ways to Hire Better

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

To find the perfect fit, stop treating the hiring process like a beauty pageant and start acting like it''s a date. A beauty pageant? Right?

Thinker. Builder. Improver. Producer. Which One Is the Right Hire?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here''s how to match future needs to current candidates and their strengths. The Four Worktypes 1. Start by becoming a very proficient Producer.

Hiring a designer: how to review portfolios

Google Ventures

Hiring a designer is a challenge. Who to hire depends on the specifics of your situation. It’s not ideal, but it’s better than wasting time on multiple in-person meetings if you learn too late that the person is clearly not a match. Choosing who to hire is arguably the most important decision a startup makes.

9 Secrets of Highly Successful Hiring

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

I've hired hundreds of people, and fired a few too. When you're hiring, you're growing. Align your values with your hiring process.

InternMatch: Helping Match Student Interns and Startups


The "how" involves registration for students and companies - the latter are charged $99, a fee that's refunded in full if a good match can't be made.

How I Hire the World's Best Employees

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Red Frog has treated it this way from day one with spectacular results: We currently hire just one out of every 750 applicants. Cover letters.

10 Tips to Help You Hire Right

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring is the Achilles heel of all small companies, including mine. Does her approach match how you do things at your company? It won''t.

Build On-Demand Teams Instead of Hiring Employees

Startup Professionals Musings

Conventional hiring strategies usually follow a vanilla approach to talent acquisition. Prioritize objectives and seek expert talent to match.

Four Criteria for Hiring an Innovation Speaker

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Four Criteria for Hiring an Innovation Keynoter. My audiences and those who hire me consistently give me great marks.

The Real Cost of Hiring the Wrong Employee

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

I ended up hiring her on the spot, a gut reaction. I liked Sue, but the cost of hiring, training, and replacing her was quite high.

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5 Common Hiring Mistakes (and Their Solutions)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Building a great team is essential, but these hiring missteps can derail you. They want to find a winner--a match! and their solutions.

3 Ways To Ensure You Are Making the Right Hire

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It goes beyond just matching candidates to your job post

7 Common Staffing Mistakes That Doom Many Businesses

Startup Professionals Musings

Crisis mode hires too often get done without due consideration for strategic fit, training requirements, and cultural considerations.

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To Hire Well, Throw Away the Job Description

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The traditional way to hire is to decide what Mr. or Ms. Right is like and then go find the closest match. There's a better way.

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Hiring Only the Best? Big Mistake

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring top people with no consideration for anything but their rock-star status can actually impede your company''s growth. Right? Well, no.

Beyond The Basics: Create A List Of Interview Questions That Reveal The Truth About A Candidate


Professionalisms hiring hiring practices interview interview techniques Omer Tadjer recruitment strategy talent recruitment

Are Your Hiring Tactics Unethical?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring is one of the hardest tasks you''ll ever undergo as a small business owner. This may be how hiring works, but it is unethical.

Your Next New Hire Should Be From One of These 10 Universities

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Looking to hire the most ambitious grads? Here are the campuses you should be targeting, according to a surprising new ranking. Who knew?

New Site Matches Furloughed Feds With Start-Ups

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Unfortunately, I haven''t yet personally chatted with any of the hired employees, but I know they''re out there Need part-time help?

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Hire today or gone tomorrow: How your startup is getting lapped by companies who know how to hire

This is going to be BIG.

Still, I contend that most companies have no idea how to hire, and in the last week, my theory got proved to me several times over. I wasn't hiring, but I agreed to meet him due to his generous offer. I know the team who hired this person--he wouldn't have gotten an offer if he wasn't terrific. and then radio silence. Tweet

If, Why, and How Founders Should Hire a “Professional” CEO

Reid Hoffman

Couldn’t we just hire a COO and have you stay as CEO?”. And any CEO you hire should be eager to accept your honest counsel.) The Web 2.0

How to get a job at Google, interview questions, hiring process

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

The Google hiring process is designed to hire the most talented, creative, and articulate people in the world who will be the best fit for Google.

5 reasons you should stop hiring based on titles

The Next Web

Here are a few ways hiring based on titles alone fails to serve the needs of a growing business. Consider the way you look at resumes.

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Guidelines For Interviewing At A Startup

Feld Thoughts

This situation occurs all too often when a person is so poor at interviewing that we’re unable to determine if there is a potential match. However, I’m frequently unable to get to a substantive layer of discussion that will help both parties determine if there is a potential match. By the way, Gnip is hiring ! interviews.