When To Hire A Video Production Company

YoungUpstarts

With the high demand for quality video content, video production companies have been on the rise. While it is important to choose the right video production agency , it is paramount that you make the right decision on when to seek such services.

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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.

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6 Changes To Your Hiring Process To Attract The Best

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Max Pixel Startup investors tell me they invest in a new venture with a higher caliber of people, rather than the product or service, and I agree. In my role as a business advisor, I see successful businesses most often emerging from great teams rather than great products.

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Pros and Cons of Hiring a Remote Employee

View from Seed

Why stifle productivity and creativity because the traditional 9-5 doesn’t work for you? According to Owl Labs , employees who work remotely at least once per month are 24% more likely to be happy and productive in their roles than those who can’t or don’t work remotely.

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How To Hire Great Employees

YoungUpstarts

Look for these habits when you interview and make hiring decisions. Don’t hire people at any position if you don’t believe they can be decisive. Professionalisms hiring employees hiring practices human resources interview techniques job interviews Ross Kimbarovsky

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Deciding To Hire Staff For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

The most common one is the need to hire staff. They may want to keep the staff “in-house” with themselves and their initial partners, and they might even sell off part of the business or discontinue certain products just to achieve that.

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How to Build a Great Product Before Hiring Your First PM

View from Seed

Most startups don’t have the luxury of hiring an experienced PM early in their journey. Many founders have to turn to brute force to figure it out, even when they themselves don’t have practitioner product management experience. product engagement, retention metrics).

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Hiring Developers Before Product/Market Fit?

SoCal CTO

Using my StartupRoar as a radar, I came across a great post by Gabriel Weinberg Do you really need a full-time hire for that? Hiring seems to be the preferred use of seed funds (by investors and founders), whereas I'd prefer a focus on customer acquisition.

Introducing Our New Talent Advisor & Hiring Bootcamp

View from Seed

At the seed stage, hiring great people is one of the most important things to get right. Without the right team in place, it’s much harder to build great products, find customers, and not run out of money in the process. I saw this first-hand at Blue Apron — I had to hire 30+ people across a ton of different functions in just under two years. If you have to hire several people this year, you won’t want to miss this session.

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[Infographic] The Financial Cost Of A Bad Hire

YoungUpstarts

The best recruiters know this fact: always hire the best talent one can afford. It’s not only because great hires add tremendous value to the company; the problem is that the opposite is also true – there’s a cost that comes with poor hiring decisions.

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Dodge These Pitfalls Hiring New Employees

YoungUpstarts

Hiring the best employees for your business is always going to be an advantage. You might even find that your business model is more productive and efficient. That’s right, hiring the best workers could eventually save your business time and money.

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How To Hire Your First Employee

YoungUpstarts

This is not a bad thing per se and could be an indication of more solopreneurs finding enough success to grow their business into something larger by hiring people to work for them. Hiring employees can be time consuming and an expensive process.

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Advice On How To Make Your First Analytics Hire

View from Seed

Recently, I’ve been working with a few of our portfolio companies to help them think about how to recruit and interview their first analytics hire. When to make your first analytics hire. So when should you start thinking about your first analytics hire?

10 Entrepreneur Quotes Leading to Hiring Mistakes

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup with any traction quickly reaches a point where they need to hire employees to grow the business. At this point you need superstars and versatile future executives, yet your in-house hiring processes and focus are at their weakest.

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3 tips to turbo-charge your hiring

Version One Ventures

Hiring is key to the success of any business, but it can especially critical for startups. Most founders appreciate the importance of making good hires; however, when a startup is scaling rapidly, process often gets left behind. If you don’t take the time to define the job upfront, it’s going to be really hard to hire against a need. During the early stages, you are trying to hire athletes, not specialists. At later stages, you start hiring for specialists.

Productivity Tips For Small Business Owners

YoungUpstarts

There are a lot of amazing tools and hacks out there that can help you boost productivity and have enough time for yourself after work. If done right, planning can truly affect your productivity and effectiveness in a positive way. Hire Freelancers.

Growing our team: V1 is hiring an associate

Version One Ventures

We’re hiring an associate for a two- to three-year role where he/she will learn about the business of venture capital and get the opportunity to work with some really interesting startups. Working with existing portfolio companies, including helping out with hiring, financial modeling, and research. Good product instincts – you get what a great product is made of. The post Growing our team: V1 is hiring an associate appeared first on Version One.

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Six Tips To Help Businesses Fix Their Broken Hiring Processes

YoungUpstarts

by Scott Wintrip, “ High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant “ Everyone knows that hiring within an organization can be a stressful, confusing, and tedious process. Use a hiring team to avoid making bad hires.

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Hiring Matters More Than Ever At The Startup Level

YoungUpstarts

If you end up needing a startup staff for your business, this can present a whole new challenge because of the money that needs to be invested into hiring people. One option is to hire a remote workforce for your startup.

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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. Their responses ranged from practical tips on hiring to what to look for in a first employee. See Also: Is It Time to Hire an Employee? Hire for your weaknesses.

How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence

Up and Running

The question then arises: How can a business hire for emotional intelligence? Here are some tips to help single out emotionally intelligent candidates in a hiring pool. See Also: How to Hire Your First Employee. See Also: Hiring for Personality Instead of Experience.

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Why You Should Hire A Translator For Your Business Meetings

YoungUpstarts

Yes there are few factor which you have to keep in mind to have a successful business meeting, for this many people hire a translator that work as a chain between the owner and the client. Every businessperson wants to have a successful business meeting.

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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. At this point you need superstars and versatile future executives, yet your in-house hiring processes and focus are at their weakest. business entrepreneur hires startup

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A Growing Startup Should Only Hire Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup lucky enough to get some traction gets to the point where they decide to hire some “regular employees” for sales, marketing, and administrative tasks. Then they are surprised to see productivity and creativity take a big dip.

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6 Keys To Hiring The Best Team For Your New Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Startup investors tell me they invest in a new venture with a higher caliber of people, rather than the product or service, and I agree. In my role as a business advisor, I see successful businesses most often emerging from great teams rather than great products.

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5 Recruiting Hacks to Help Startups Hire Top Talent

Up and Running

First, take a few minutes to jump on Glassdoor and find out what people who work in the position you’re hiring for complain about. Type in the position you’re hiring for, clear the location. These are the “pain points” for your potential hires, coming from their own mouths.

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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. For a start, you will need to decide how many people you need to hire in your startup.

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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. 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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4 Tips to Hire The Best Workers For Your Startup

The Startup Magazine

Hiring employees for a startup is much more difficult than hiring employees for an established organization. Many startups end up hiring wrong employees and things begin to decline from there. There are several advantages of hiring freelancers.

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Grow Your Business By Hiring Nurturing Leaders?

YoungUpstarts

These stories reveal how Machiavellian Mary lowered morale, caused employee strife, damaged productivity, contributed to EEO actions and lawsuits, and jeopardized solvency. Professionalisms employee retention hiring practices leadership Linda E. by Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D. &

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3 Critical Questions To Consider Before Hiring Your First Salesperson

YoungUpstarts

by Jonathan Whistman, author of “ The Sales Boss: The Real Secret to Hiring, Training and Managing a Sales Team “ Most of get into a particular business because we love whatever the idea or market is that we’ve decided to pursue. Do you have the finances to hire a salesperson?

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How Startups Can Keep Product Development Lean

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by Steve Owens, Founder and CTO of Finish Line Product Development Services. In this article we explore the unique challenges of a lean start-up and how Outsourced Product Development (OPD) can be used to overcome them. Reducing product turn time.

How To Get Hired At A Startup Without Experience

YoungUpstarts

You can edit your profile to make it impeccable and strike a direct conversation with the hiring manager. It is invaluable as it shows your hiring manager your way of thinking. If you have no idea on what to do, analyse their competitors and use the products from both sides.

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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. by Jamie Gottlieb, Content Manager at Roadie.

Can I Trademark My Product Overseas?

YoungUpstarts

This could be something as simple as amending your contact details on your website to prove you don’t deliver products in that country. It’s unnecessary to apply to every state; focus on those that are relevant to your product or target market.

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

YoungUpstarts

It’s not enough to launch a startup that offers a new product or service that shakes up the market. If you make common mistakes , like not hiring the right people, you’re heading for trouble. Hiring the right people is not as easy as it may seem. Cost of Hiring Bad 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. At Davinci, we monitor and measure productivity very closely. by Bill Grodnik, CEO of Davinci Virtual.

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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. At this point you need superstars and versatile future executives, yet your in-house hiring processes and focus are at their weakest. Image via Flickr by Hobvias Sudoneighm.

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Oblong is Hiring

Feld Thoughts

Fortunately they are driving hard toward that and we expect a Q3 product release that will start bringing Oblong’s g-speak spatial operating environment to the masses. Jason and I were at an Oblong board meeting last week and spent the entire day at the company.

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Hiring Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

YoungUpstarts

Hiring a new employee is a big decision, especially if you have a small company. The first step to avoiding a hiring mistake is to be prepared. Hiring at the wrong time. It’s important to hire at the right time. However, hiring without the need should also be avoided.

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The Illusion of Product/Market Fit for SaaS Companies

Feld Thoughts

“We have product/market fit.” ” “We are searching for product/market fit.” ” “We are raising this financing to find product/market fit.” ” “Our customer traction demonstrates product/market fit.” ” Product/market fit. I was in a meeting a month ago with a company I’m on the board of where product/market fit was asserted. When you have $0 of MRR, you have no product/market fit.

What To Look For In A Reputable Crane Hire Company

YoungUpstarts

What I’m saying here is that when you’re choosing a crane hire company, it pays to be vigilant and very thorough in your choosing – even if you’re only building a four story building as opposed to a huge, almost-a-kilometre-high building. Others building and construction industry crane hire

Making Work Pay: Should You Hire Contractors Or Employees?

YoungUpstarts

The tight economy has firms everywhere reassessing their labor cost structure, laying off or terminating poorly-performing employees, and shedding older, less-productive workers via attrition and early retirement. Benefits of Hiring Contractors. Benefits of Hiring Regular Employees.

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